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A Look At Canada’s Rental Market

Looking to rent an apartment? Rental accommodations in Canada have been made a little easier this year, with more apartment buildings making their way onto the scene and fewer young adults finding themselves able to keep up with the tough job…
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Choosing The Right Insurance For Your Home

Do you know what type of homeowner's insurance is right for you?  If you're like most home buyers, you probably treat the process of getting insurance for your home as an afterthought.  Understanding the type of insurance coverage you have…
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Choosing A Real Estate Agent: Do Your Homework

Our Toronto waterfront condo seemed big enough for us and the dog. The truth was we were both, hubby and myself, thinking about a house. We got tired of going up and down in that elevator. Especially when you own a puppy. Anyhow, we decided…
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What is the Buyer Representation Agreement?

As most of you know, when you choose to sell your home and work with a real estate professional you are asked to sign a Listing Agreement. What most home buyers don't know though, is that there's an agreement made just for them too. A lot…
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Finding a family home in Toronto might not be possible

Last week, my husband and I were walking around the Beaches in Toronto, looking at the price of houses. It's not that we're thinking of moving. I was just curious. It donned on me suddenly that given the cost of homes in Toronto, a single-detached…
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New mortgage rules In Canada

So many of you may have heard that the government has yet again crunched down on mortgage rules. On June 21, in response to increasing household debt, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced new rules that he says could save Canadians thousands…
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Are you ready to own an investment property?

Many homeowners think that owning a second, investment property is something only the very rich can afford to do. Fortunately, that's just not true. In fact, many a homeowner has used an investment property as a wealth-building strategy -…
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Land Transfer Tax REFUND

The general consensus about the Land Transfer Tax is that it is pesky, expensive, and an unwelcome addition to the sale and purchase of every home. There are some intricate details to this tax that - if you purchase unadvised by a realtor…