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Insuring Your Home

Though we grumble about how much we have to pay for it, home insurance seems a necessary function.

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Genworth Series:What is Mortgage Default Insurance

The amount of money you save for the down payment will determine whether you will require mortgage default insurance.

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Home Insurance

It is essential to maintain your personal property and liability coverage, and, where applicable, insurance for the structure of your residence.

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PETER POLITIS OF GREYBROOK REALTY PARTNERS

 We love our behind-the-scenes views of the real estate industry. We talk a lot about the developments planned for Toronto, but one thing that we rarely focus on is the financing aspect of the projects. Without proper financing, developments are

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CMHC Increasing Mortgage Insurance Premiums

Effective May 1, 2014, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will be increasing its mortgage insurance premiums after the annual review of their insurance product and capital requirements.Those affected include owner occupied units,

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CMHC increasing mortgage insurance premiums

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) just announced that it is increasing its mortgage loan insurance premiums, effective March 17, 2017. Don’t worry, it shouldn’t affect your ability to afford a home.  Mortgage loan insurance is necessary

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Flaherty thinks privatization

By Sam ReissSince taking a number of measures over the last few years to quell the Canadian market through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp, it seems Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has done an about-face. He now says he’s done intervening and thinks

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Insurance Basics

If you want to run a business from your house or condominium, your home insurance will be affected.

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Now or Later? Your Financial Strategy

Finances aren't something that everyone readily understands, but having a financial strategy is a necessity for a new homeowner. When money is tight, you have to be careful with every penny. You also want to think about how you can get ahead. Where

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How involved should government be when it comes to cooling the housing market?

Finance Minister Charles Sousa said earlier this week that the upcoming provincial budget will include measures to cool the housing market. Reportedly, disappointment at the lack of measures in the recent federal fiscal plan prompted the announcement,

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