Taking another look at increasing property taxes in Toronto Image

Taking another look at increasing property taxes in Toronto

Earlier this year, the Centre for Urban Research and Land Development released a report saying that the City of Toronto could afford to hike residential property taxes by approximately 20% when compared to the median GTHA municipality.

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Is your credit score high enough to get approved for a mortgage in the GTA? Image

Is your credit score high enough to get approved for a mortgage in the GTA?

Whether or not you get approved for a mortgage in the GTA has a lot to do with your credit score, among other factors such as your employment status and debt levels.

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See what people in Toronto sacrifice to buy a home Image

See what people in Toronto sacrifice to buy a home

With would-be buyers finally adjusting to the stress test and interest rates looking like their taking a breather, 2019 may be a strong year for home sales in Toronto and other major markets in Canada. 

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Only 18% of young Canadians putting off buying a home due to current debt load Image

Only 18% of young Canadians putting off buying a home due to current debt load

Recently, Angus Reid Institute, in partnership with the Globe and Mail, released the results of a new public opinion poll about Canadian debt. 

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Is Toronto real estate still a good investment? INFOGRAPHIC Image

Is Toronto real estate still a good investment? INFOGRAPHIC

Is Toronto real estate no longer the sound investment it was long considered to be? To find out, Zoocasa compared the market’s year-over-year performance to that of three popular investments.

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5 ways to save money during the holidays Image

5 ways to save money during the holidays

The holidays can be expensive. It’s a great time to travel because you have the time off, you feel like you have to buy gifts for friends and family, and you meet up with other loved ones for dinner and drinks every other night.

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See what this first-time buyer has to say about applying for a mortgage Image

See what this first-time buyer has to say about applying for a mortgage

Getting pre-approved is one thing, but when it comes to applying for a mortgage, the process can be confusing and intimidating, especially if you’re a first-time buyer. There’s an extra layer to the process if you’re buying a new

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Infographic: The Ontario markets where you’ll pay the most land transfer tax Image

Infographic: The Ontario markets where you’ll pay the most land transfer tax

While the affordability of local real estate, property tax, and neighbourhood amenities are obvious considerations, there’s one oft-overlooked factor that can add thousands of dollars to your closing costs: land transfer tax.

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These tips will help you start managing your debt Image

These tips will help you start managing your debt

With rising interest rates and the stress test, renewing your mortgage can be a stressful time, and you’re likely growing more concerned over your household debt. That’s why we want to share a few tips to help manage your debt and get back in the black.

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Homeowners still wary of growing legal weed: survey Image

Homeowners still wary of growing legal weed: survey

Legalization day is officially upon us – Canadians can now buy and consume cannabis, as well as grow up to four plants within a private residence in most provinces, under the newly-minted federal Cannabis Act. However, while it’s no

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