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Flip it right

Posted by Paul Roussel

Contrary to what HGTV would have you believe, flipping a house is rarely glamorous or fun – at least not until the cheque clears. Paul Roussel provides a primer for flippers-to-be

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Financial and tax implications of co-signing a mortgage in Canada
Posted by Corben Grant

Co-signing essentially means adding a second (or in some cases, third) person to your mortgage contract.

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What is mortgage default insurance?
Posted by Corben Grant

Essentially, this type of insurance helps to protect the lender in case you miss a mortgage payment or violate your mortgage contract. There are a number of criteria you must meet to qualify for this insurance.

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Can you borrow to invest in Canada?
Posted by Corben Grant

By paying a bit extra in the long run, you can access funds now and begin to collect a return on investment. Here's how borrowing money to invest works.

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Can a bank deny mortgage renewal in Canada?
Posted by Corben Grant

Despite initially being accepted for a mortgage loan, did you know that you can be denied come time for mortgage renewal? Here's what to do if this has happened to you.

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Investing outside Canada: 5 reasons why it may be time to buy in the Caribbean
Posted by Corben Grant

Now may be one of the best times to consider making your purchase in the Caribbean as the Canadian real estate market becomes increasingly expensive and competitive.

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How do second mortgages work in Canada?
Posted by Corben Grant

Even if you have yet to pay off your primary mortgage, you can still qualify for a second one. When you buy a second home, you can also tap into your primary home's equity.

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How much are mortgage broker fees in Ontario?
Posted by Corben Grant

A mortgage broker can help you find the best mortgage for your particular needs, but just how exactly does it all work?

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What is the average cost of utilities for a house in Ontario and why is it increasing?
Posted by Corben Grant

There are various things that are affecting the rising utilities prices in Ontario, but there are many ways that individuals can save on costs.

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What is an open mortgage?
Posted by Corben Grant

Closed mortgages are the most popular option in Canada, but when might an open mortgage work best for you? Here's everything you need to know.

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A guide to investing in Canadian real estate stocks
Posted by Corben Grant

One of the most crucial aspects of investing in real estate stocks is due diligence. You want to pick the best stock to get the returns that you want. Here are some options to consider.

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