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Real Estate

How to know if a secondary suite or basement apartment is legal—and a worthwhile investment

The potential to earn rental income sounds great, but...

How to know if a secondary suite or basement apartment is legal—and a worthwhile investment
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Canadian Financial Summit 2022: MoneySense sessions and free tickets

Canadian Financial Summit 2022: MoneySense sessions and free tickets
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Real Estate

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada

Whether it’s for yourself or it’s an investment, here’s...

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada
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Real Estate

Mortgage rules when buying a second property in Canada: What you need to know

Interested in buying a second property? Familiarize yourself with...

Mortgage rules when buying a second property in Canada: What you need to know

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Real Estate

Should you buy real estate through a corporation?

It can make sense to purchase rental or vacation...

Should you buy real estate through a corporation?
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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?
A hallway's exit sign that illustrates a home buyer's decision to break out of a real estate deal

Real Estate

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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A couple are looking at a photo book, as they clear up the home of a family member. They're also at the stage of wondering the next steps, including who will pay for the mortgage

Estate Planning

Is the family responsible to pay the mortgage for a loved one who has passed away?

When a home owner dies with money owing on...

Is the family responsible to pay the mortgage for a loved one who has passed away?

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