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How to save on capital gains tax when selling a rental property

A reader wonders if he should buy his parents’...

How to save on capital gains tax when selling a rental property
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Principal residence exemption on death and capital gains with joint tenancy

There are rules around capital gains on the sale...

Principal residence exemption on death and capital gains with joint tenancy
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Cutting down capital gains tax on real estate sales

Defer RRSP contributions to mitigate taxes

Cutting down capital gains tax on real estate sales
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“I discovered water damage in my home. Will insurance cover me?”

The short answer, unfortunately, is “that depends.” Here are...

“I discovered water damage in my home. Will insurance cover me?”

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Selling your house? Here’s where to invest the proceeds

What to do with the proceeds of a house...

Selling your house? Here’s where to invest the proceeds

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4 ways to pass along the family cottage

Minimizing tax is only one factor to consider when...

4 ways to pass along the family cottage
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Selling your home to your kids—for $1

You need to consider if the savings for your...

Selling your home to your kids—for $1

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Does it make sense to sell two condos to buy one pricier home?

To find out, this couple needs to calculate all...

Does it make sense to sell two condos to buy one pricier home?

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Should you buy real estate just to stay in the market?

Face it. There are plenty of other better options....

Should you buy real estate just to stay in the market?

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