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Navigating Canada's Tax-Free First Home Savings Account (FHSA)

Navigating Canada's Tax-Free First Home Savings Account (FHSA)

May 22, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

For first-time homebuyers in Canada, saving up for a down payment just got a bit easier with the introduction of the Tax-Free First Home Savings Account (FHSA). However, understanding the intricate ru ...

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3 Tips to Help First-Time Buyers Put Together a Down-Payment

3 Tips to Help First-Time Buyers Put Together a Down-Payment

March 27, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

Ready to dive into the world of real estate? It's thrilling, but let's face it, it can also be a tad overwhelming for first-timers. Here are our top 3 tips to help you kickstart your journey: 1. Esta ...

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Exciting News for First Time Home Buyers

Exciting News for First Time Home Buyers

March 20, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

April 1, 2023, marked the launch of Canada’s newest registered savings plan – the tax-free First Home Savings Account (FHSA)! ???? Here are five key things you need to know to make the mos ...

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Staying Put: The Growing Trend of Seniors Aging in Place

Staying Put: The Growing Trend of Seniors Aging in Place

March 13, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

In a quiet neighborhood in Georgetown, Ont., James Newcombe, 83, and his wife cherished the familiarity of their spacious home. They had lived there since 1982, raising their c ...

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Government Extends Ban on Foreign Buying of Canadian Housing

Government Extends Ban on Foreign Buying of Canadian Housing

February 12, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

In a recent announcement, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland revealed the extension of the federal government's ban on foreign home purchasing in Canada until the beginning of 2027. The initial rule, ...

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Navigate your path to homeownership with strategic investments!

Navigate your path to homeownership with strategic investments!

February 7, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

To buy your first home in Canada, determine your budget and save for a 20% down payment to avoid mortgage insurance. Consider the First Home Savings Account (FHSA), introduced in April 2023, with an ...

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Canada's Economic Warning: Mortgage Renewal Crisis Ahead

Canada's Economic Warning: Mortgage Renewal Crisis Ahead

January 17, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

Brace for impact! Canada faces a looming mortgage renewal crisis, with nearly $1 trillion due by 2026. This surge in payments will trigger a demand shock, stressing the economy.  To prevent a cr ...

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Conquer First-Time Home-Buying Anxiety

Conquer First-Time Home-Buying Anxiety

January 17, 2024 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

The dream of owning a home is becoming a reality for more families, with existing-home sales reaching a peak in 2021, the highest since 2006, according to data from the Nationa ...

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Consolidate Your Debt and Save!

Consolidate Your Debt and Save!

November 29, 2023 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

Are you burdened by high-interest rate debt, particularly from credit cards? Imagine a life where you can become debt-free sooner, increase your monthly cash flow, and reduce f ...

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Can I Be Denied A Mortgage After Pre-Approval?

Can I Be Denied A Mortgage After Pre-Approval?

November 22, 2023 | Posted by: Angela Robinson

Pre-approved for a mortgage? Think you're all set? Not so fast! Here's a quick guide to avoid mortgage denial after pre-approval.  Reasons a Mortgage Can Be Denied After Pre-Approval: 1️⃣ Ch ...

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