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11 Expenses to Expect

11 Expenses to Expect

When purchasing a property, there are many expenses over and above the purchase price that you will need to consider. You do not want these additional costs to take you by surprise at the signing of the deed of sale, therefore it is best to be well informed and prepared to deal with them. Some […]

8 Things to Avoid Before You Buy a Home

8 Things to Avoid Before You Buy a Home

If you have been approved for a mortgage for your next home, you might be assuming you can breathe easy now and just concentrate on packing and preparing for your move. Not yet. While most of your hard work of building a good credit profile and amassing savings for a down payment and closing costs is [...]
Tenant

Tenant

We all dream about owning our own house and stop paying a rent. If you are like most of tenants, you feel trapped in the walls of an apartment that you do not own. You feel helpless and you can’t see the day when you will buy your own house. Regardless how long you have […]

Should You Buy or Sell First?

Should You Buy or Sell First?

Should you buy or sell first? If you’re a homeowner and are planning on moving soon, you are probably asking yourself this question. It’s important to know that there are advantages and disadvantages to both of these options. Buying first There are several reasons for buying a home first. Buying first may be advantageous if […]

40km Program

40km Program

40km Program : Moving? There Are Some Exceptional Tax Savings for You. A Smart Move! These days it’s becoming more common that people need to relocate to a another community after getting a new job or being transferred (voluntarily or not) by their current or future employer to a different location. For practical reasons, these […]

Tips for Buying a Property:  9 Traps to Avoid

Tips for Buying a Property: 9 Traps to Avoid

Whatever angles are considered, the purchase of a house is a major investment in your life. For many buyers, it could be a process that will be more expensive than it should because many of them will get into it head first and will fall into traps such as: Paying too much for the house […]

First-time home buyers

First-time home buyers

The Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) is a government program which allows first-time home buyers like you to gain financial autonomy. You can become happy homeowners while at the same time building a retirement fund within a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). Is the HBP Right for Me? Of course! And what’s more, while you’re fulfilling […]

Cash Damming

Cash Damming

What if Mortgage Interest on Your New Personal Residence Was Deductible From Your Income? In fact, self-employed workers who are not incorporated will now be eligible for such an advantage. Following a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada, combined with a new administrative position taken by Revenue Canada, these workers may now use […]