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A man and woman celebrate the purchase of their second home by dancing in the living room

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Buying a second home: How it works in Canada

Here’s what home owners and investors should know about the rules, financing options and tax implications of buying a...

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada
Agents discuss sale of vacation home

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How much is capital gains tax in Canada?—and other reader questions answered

Last month’s federal budget introduced changes to capital gains tax in Canada. This has raised many questions about who...

How much is capital gains tax in Canada?—and other reader questions answered
Real estate investor in apartment neighbourhood

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Home buyers’ alert: Terms you may not know, but should

Understanding industry jargon can make you a better real estate investor.

Home buyers’ alert: Terms you may not know, but should
Young Canadian family grapples with budget

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Federal Budget 2024: How it will affect Canadians’ finances and taxes

Learn how the federal government’s 2024 budget can affect you and your money.

Federal Budget 2024: How it will affect Canadians’ finances and taxes

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A retired couple review the taxes on their recent real estate sale

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The tax implications for Canadians selling foreign real estate

How are Canadians taxed on foreign property? Find out if you should report the sale on your tax return...

The tax implications for Canadians selling foreign real estate
Lights glow in front a modern two-storey home at dusk

Real Estate

Second mortgages in Canada: What are the rules?

Interested in buying a second property? Familiarize yourself with the mortgage rules first to make sure it’s the right...

Second mortgages in Canada: What are the rules?
A couple receive the keys to their new home from a realtor

Real Estate

The tax implications of buying a second home in Canada

Vacation or rental property, or both? Here are the taxes you can expect on a secondary property in Canada,...

The tax implications of buying a second home in Canada
family at the cottage, with its future generation of owners

Vacation Homes

Family legacy: How to pass along the family cottage—and 3 things to avoid

Discover key strategies from estate planning lawyer Peter Lillico on preserving your family’s cherished cottage for generations to come.

Family legacy: How to pass along the family cottage—and 3 things to avoid

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Down payment for a second home in Canada: How much do you need?

Second homes and rental properties have their own down payment requirements. Here’s what to expect when buying a second...

Down payment for a second home in Canada: How much do you need?

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