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Buying A House? Here Are Your Down Payment Options

Buying a House? Here are your down payment options

Housing prices are ticking up again, with the national average price for homes sold in September reaching $515,500, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association’s latest report. Rising prices puts prospective home buyers into a dilemma when it comes to saving for a down payment. Putting down the minimum five percent on a $500,000 home…

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Renting In Retirement

Renting in Retirement

Canadians value few things more than a home that is owned outright. This might be especially true for retirees. The thinking seems to be that once your mortgage is paid off, your housing expenses evaporate. Unfortunately, this could not be further from the truth. The alternative, renting, is often frowned upon. Renting is seen as…

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