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Costs to Consider When Buying or Selling

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Homebuyers and sellers are often simply looking forward to completing the transaction so they can move forward. But in making the transition, there are costs to consider when buying or selling real estate.  For those about to take on the process of buying or selling a home, it’s important to analyze the hidden costs involved. In this post, we’ll review a few of the costs you will face if you’re buying or selling a home this year. Read More…

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Bank of Canada: Spring Prime Rate Forecast

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After cutting the lending rate twice in 2015 to encourage lending and boost Canada’s economic prospects. The decision by The Bank of Canada to hold their lending interest rate at .5% is an indicator of the future.  Read More…

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Top 5 Tips To Sell Your Home For Top Dollar

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Selling your home can be one of the more stressful times in your life. But in Canada’s red-hot real estate market, it’s not enough anymore to just sell your home, but making sure you get top dollar. Here are 5 tips to help you make sure you get the best price possible when selling your home: Read More…

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Top 5 Tips To Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

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The best way to pay off your mortgage faster anywhere, no matter what the best rates are, is to find room within your budget to make extra payments. There are ways to shorten this time frame and get that mortgage paid off faster to get yourself out of debt sooner. Reducing the number of years you make mortgage payments can add up to big savings over time. Let’s look at 5 ways to do just that: Read More…

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Toronto Ranked World’s Best City to Live In?

TorontoThe Economist recently revealed something about Toronto that many of us have suspected for a long time: it is the best city in which to live. The result was revealed as part of their Safe Cities Index 2015. Most noteworthy, Toronto was ranked the 8th safest city in the world. Read More…

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10 Tips for Getting Ready to Buy a House

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1. Talk to a Mortgage Broker

A good mortgage agent will shop around for the best deal for you, while banks will only offer you their own mortgage deal. The top mortgage brokers will have great relationships with the banks and can offer their products as well as dozens of other lenders to be sure to always get you the best mortgage possible. Read More…