Expert Advice

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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Give yourself some credit
Posted by Julie Kuzmic

It's one thing to save up a down payment; it's another to show a lender that you're worth the risk. Julie Kuzmic provides a few tips for prospective investors looking to establish good credit

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Triple play
Posted by Kirill Perelyguine

It often doesn't take much to put together a solid commercial portfolio. Kirill Perelyguine explains how triple net properties have put more than a few commercial investors on easy street

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Southern comfort
Posted by Alain Forget

There's not a lot of good news coming up from our neighbours to the south these days, but Alain Forget outlines why purchasing a second home in the US is still a viable investment opportunity for Canadians

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Destination: automation
Posted by Susanne Young

Susanne Young explains how new technologies are automating the property management process for recreational property owners, alleviating one of their heaviest burdens

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Liquid assets
Posted by Bob Carter

Investing in development can take many forms, including providing the funds for a new community to obtain water rights. Bob Carter wades into this lesser-known investment opportunity

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Pre-construction condos in Toronto: The quickest past to wealth
Posted by Ryan Coyle

Ryan Coyle of CONNECT Asset Management explains why investors should follow him on his chosen path to wealth: pre-construction condos in the GTA

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Commercial real estate alternatives in Hamilton and Ottawa
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

With residential prices climbing in two of Ontario’s most desirable markets, should investors target commercial properties there instead?

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CIBC senior economist: GTA market more sustainable than 2016
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

RBC, however, says recent price increases may indicate a return to the insanity of years past

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Survey says Canadians may need to rethink their approach to mortgages
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

47% of Canadians say getting the lowest rate is their most important consideration when mortgage shopping

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Montreal selling times hit 15-year low
Posted by Gerv Tacadena

Dwellings in the Montreal CMA are becoming more expensive as buyers compete for a limited housing supply

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