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Renting

Decorating your rental with stuff you already own

Elias Blunden-Stone of The Room Editor shares the pitfalls...

Decorating your rental with stuff you already own
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Real Estate

It’s possible to be a first-time home buyer twice—here’s how

Some government programs are flexible with the definition of...

It’s possible to be a first-time home buyer twice—here’s how
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Ask a Planner

Are home renovations tax deductible in Canada?

Doing home renovations? Find out if there are any...

Are home renovations tax deductible in Canada?
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Qualified Advice

Co-ownership: Are there any tax implications if you sell part of your house to a relative?

A finance expert addresses capital gains taxes, possible tax...

Co-ownership: Are there any tax implications if you sell part of your house to a relative?

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Investing

Making sense of the markets this week: August 7

Do earnings matter in 2022? Will Canada follow the...

Making sense of the markets this week: August 7
A young woman, who was just able to afford to live on her own, is hosting dinner to her friends in the kitchen of her new pad.

Making It

How to afford moving out as a student or young adult

Leaving home ain’t cheap. Follow these steps to make...

How to afford moving out as a student or young adult
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Real Estate

Why now might be a good time to be a first-time home buyer in Alberta

Alberta is an attractive place to buy a first...

Why now might be a good time to be a first-time home buyer in Alberta
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Mortgages

5 surprises to avoid when switching mortgages before your term ends

Switching your mortgage can save you money—but be careful...

5 surprises to avoid when switching mortgages before your term ends

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A man sits outside near hedges, contemplating transferring his home to his daughter's name

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Should you transfer property to a child and then rent it from them?

Satyesh is considering transferring his home to his daughter...

Should you transfer property to a child and then rent it from them?

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