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How do mortgages work in Canada?
Posted by Emma Scott

If you're looking to move to Canada, here is everything you need to learn about how the step-by-step mortgage process works and what you can expect.

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How soon can you sell a house after buying it in Ontario?
Posted by Emma Scott

Is it possible to sell your home shortly after you purchase it? Yes. But it can come with hefty costs to exit your contract early. You may also not be able to sell it for as much as you think. Here's why.

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How much do you need to buy a condo in Toronto?
Posted by Emma Scott

For many real estate investors, purchasing a condo in Toronto is a great way to optimize cash flow. It's also a great way for first-time buyers to get into the market at a more affordable price.

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Can I sell my rental property with tenants in it during COVID-19?
Posted by Emma Scott

Since the COVID-19 pandemic swept over the world, many landlords and tenants alike were left wondering how certain rules would change. Now that 2021 is among us, here's what to expect in the case of selling a tenanted property.

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How much does it cost to build a cottage in Muskoka?
Posted by Emma Scott

Wondering whether buying or building a cottage in Muskoka is the better option? You'll be surprised to know that buying a cottage can actually be more costly. Here's what to expect.

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How much equity can I use to buy a second home?
Posted by Emma Scott

Wondering how to tap into your equity to purchase a vacation home or rental property? There are certain criteria you will have to meet first before you can access your home equity line of credit.

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The ultimate beginner's guide to investing in real estate
Posted by Emma Scott

Investing in real estate has become increasingly popular for a reason, but some think of it as a daunting task. Trust us, it's not! If you're new to the world of real estate investing, here's everything you need to know.

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How long does it take to buy a home in Canada?
Posted by Emma Scott

Looking to buy a home in Canada but wondering how long the process will take? Timeframes will vary per mortgage lender, realtor, and homebuyer, but here's what you can expect.

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How hard is it to change rezoning from residential to commercial?
Posted by Emma Scott

Wondering how hard it is to change your lot from residential zoning to commercial? While it's not impossible, it can be confusing if you aren't sure what steps to take. Here's what you need to do.

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How much does it cost to build a house in BC?
Posted by Emma Scott

Wondering if you should buy land and build a house in the beautiful British Columbia? We don't blame you, but here's what you should consider beforehand.

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How long is a credit report good for when applying for a mortgage?
Posted by Emma Scott

Don't know much about how credit scores work in Canada? We've got you covered. Here's everything you need to know about credit scores when applying for a mortgage, and more.

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Can you get a U.S. mortgage for a Canadian property?
Posted by Emma Scott

Anyone from the U.S. can purchase a Canadian property if they have the funds. Here are the steps you should take, as well as extra costs you should be aware of.

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