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Mortgage insurance calculator

Buying a home with a down payment of less...

Mortgage insurance calculator
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How to calculate your debt-to-income ratio—and why you should know this number

How to calculate your debt-to-income ratio—and why you should know this number
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Is a vacation home a good investment?

A cottage or other vacation property can provide a...

Is a vacation home a good investment?
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Will you make money on your rental property?

Rental real estate has been a great investment for...

Will you make money on your rental property?

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Housing affordability: What happens when lower home prices take on higher borrowing costs?

Borrowing costs are increasing as Canada experiences the fastest...

Housing affordability: What happens when lower home prices take on higher borrowing costs?
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What happens when a buyer backs out of a real estate deal?

Signing a purchase agreement and then failing to close...

What happens when a buyer backs out of a real estate deal?
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How much of a down payment do you need on a second home?

Second homes and rental properties have their own down...

How much of a down payment do you need on a second home?
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How to use equity to buy a second home

We look at four common ways of financing the...

How to use equity to buy a second home

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Land transfer tax calculator

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

Land transfer tax calculator

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