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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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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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Real Estate

The Canadian mortgage stress test, explained

Most home buyers in Canada will encounter the stress...

The Canadian mortgage stress test, explained

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Financial literacy

How the Bank of Canada’s overnight rate works—and why it’s rising at the fastest pace in decades

The central bank’s overnight interest rate sets the tone...

How the Bank of Canada’s overnight rate works—and why it’s rising at the fastest pace in decades
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Investing

Making sense of the markets this week: July 10

Making sense of the markets this week: July 10
A woman in her 80s is sitting on her couch at home, removing her glasses, as she is thinking about selling her home or get a reverse mortgage.

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Should I sell and rent or get a reverse mortgage?

What to consider before selling your home or getting...

Should I sell and rent or get a reverse mortgage?

Mortgages

Land transfer tax calculator

Use a land transfer tax calculator to determine how...

Land transfer tax calculator

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Mortgages

The best five-year fixed mortgage rates in Canada 2022

With so many options, finding the best mortgage rate...

The best five-year fixed mortgage rates in Canada 2022

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