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Rent vs. Buy Debate in the Current Canadian Housing Market

Once upon a time, buying a home in Canada was simply a milestone in the life of the average Canadian. But times have changed: prices have skyrocketed, and housing markets...
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All You Need to Know About Getting a Home Equity Loan

If you find yourself in need of a large amount of money for things like kitchen renovations or a new car, your options are typically credit cards or an unsecured...
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How To Port A Mortgage

Buying a new house can be a thrilling experience, but it can also come with an avalanche of decisions to make. Aside from choosing new paint colours or furniture, one...
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Tips on How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

When you buy a house with a 25-year mortgage, it can feel like a life sentence. You’re committing to a quarter-century of payments that you must make without fail, or...
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Finding the Best Online Mortgage Lenders

Canadians are known for their polite and passive nature. It’s no surprise, then, to see Canadian homeowners lagging compared to their global peers when it comes to switching mortgage providers...
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Variable vs Fixed / Open vs Closed Mortgages

Buying a house and getting a mortgage can be a stressful experience, especially if you’re going through it for the first time. Whether you opt for a traditional bank or a...
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How to Use the Home Buyers’ Plan

According to CBC News, the average home price in Canada sat at $480,000 in March of 2019, and although that’s the lowest level since 2013, it’s still scarily high enough...
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What is a Reverse Mortgage?

With the average home in Canada now worth about a half-million dollars — and much more in large cities such as Toronto and Vancouver — it’s not surprising that some...
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Real Estate Agent Commission – Decoded!

Most Canadians use a real estate agent when buying a home, paying real estate agent commission. A realtor can help purchasers find the right home for the right price and...
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