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Flip it right

Posted by Paul Roussel

Contrary to what HGTV would have you believe, flipping a house is rarely glamorous or fun – at least not until the cheque clears. Paul Roussel provides a primer for flippers-to-be

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How much does it cost to build a house: Toronto

Posted by Corben Grant

If you are considering building your home instead of opting for a resale home, here is what you can expect to pay in the City of Toronto.

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Mortgage rates Canada: 5-year variable-rate mortgages
Posted by Corben Grant

It's important to always do your research on different mortgages, especially as a first-time buyer. If you're interested in learning more about a variable-rate mortgage, here is everything you need to know.

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Can mortgage rates go to zero?
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While we're seeing record-breaking low-interest rates because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's not likely that interest rates will ever reach zero and here's why.

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Is mortgage interest tax-deductible in Canada?
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If you make income from your property, either entirely or in part, your mortgage interest may be tax-deductible. This includes full rental properties, basement rentals, or home offices.

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Mortgage rates Canada for rental property
Posted by Corben Grant

When looking to acquire second property as an income property, you may find that mortgage and interest rates are not the same as when you purchased your first home. Here's why.

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Real estate bidding war rules Canada
Posted by Corben Grant

Bidding wars have become extremely popular in today's market and yes, they are completely legal. There is, however, a certain Code of Ethics that agents must follow in these events.

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How mortgage interest is calculated
Posted by Corben Grant

Over the many years of a mortgage, you will end up paying far more than the listed sale price of your home in mortgage interest.

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Will real estate prices drop in Ontario?
Posted by Corben Grant

Many Ontarians are wondering if a housing crash is lurking on the horizon which could lower the high prices.

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How to get a mortgage with bad credit
Posted by Corben Grant

A poor credit score can present issues come time to borrow a mortgage from a lender and here's why.

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How to save for a down payment
Posted by Corben Grant

Without responsible saving practices, collecting the amount of money for the average down payment seems all but impossible.

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How much mortgage can I afford?
Posted by Corben Grant

Everyone dreams of owning their own home, but for many people, the financial requirements can seem insurmountable. While a home won't ever be cheap, it might not be as bad as you think.

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