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First Time Home Buyers Well Prepared

The first TD Canada Trust Home Buyers Report demonstrates that first time home buyers are savvy when it comes to shopping for a home.

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Condo Pro: Your First Condominium Suite

We read a lot in the media recently about first-time home buyers and how important it is to get as much information as possible when making this all-important lifestyle step.

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CMHC explains why the First-Time Home Buyers Incentive will work in Toronto and Vancouver

Last week, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation came to the defence of the First-Time Home Buyers Incentive (CMHC will be the organization partnering in the shared equity mortgages).

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Why I’m having second thoughts about the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

So, I’ve had some time to contemplate the federal government’s moves to make buying a home easier and more affordable for first-time buyers, and I’m now having some second thoughts. 

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Average First-Time Buyers’ Budgets Increase to $316,100

The Bank of Montreal (BMO) released its First-Time Home Buyers Report, announcing that the average first-time buyer has increased their average budget to $316,100 (compared to $300,000 in 2013).While the average budget has jumped over $16,000, the

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Limited-Time Offer At The Mercer

The big news at The Mercer is that for a limited time, Graywood Developments and Beaverhall Homes are offering a cashback of $15,500 to buyers of two-bedroom suites

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See what first-time buyers expect to pay for their first home

As home prices continue to rise in Ontario, first-time buyers are getting slightly less optimistic and are seeking out larger financial gifts from friends and family, according to recent survey results. 

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The growing demand for storage space in the Greater Toronto Area

As both first-time buyers and empty nesters eye the condo market for their new home purchase, one thing has become clear - storage space is essential. 

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Home Buying Tax Proposal Poses Danger for First-Time Buyers

By Penny MunozIn a press release earlier this week, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) expressed its concern about a potential proposal that would have first-time home buyers in Toronto paying more than they already do in Home Buying Tax (Land Transfer

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Your First Condominium Suite

By Barbara LawlorWe read a lot in the media recently about first-time home buyers and how important it is to get as much information as possible when making this all-important lifestyle step. There is much to learn about becoming a homeowner, and many of

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