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Buying a Home with Bitcoin?

Before we jump into this, let’s make sure everyone understands what Bitcoin is.Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency. There’s no cash, tokens, or anything physical involved. There is also no government body powering it, so the value is determined

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Reasons to Buy a Home in the Winter

A recent blog post by Genworth Canada listed a few reasons why buying a home in the winter might be the right decision for you!The reasons are listed below:Your real estate agent’s full attentionWinter is traditionally a slow time in the real estate

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Genworth Canada: Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

Raise your hand if you’re in debt. Don’t worry, it’s not just you. According to Statistics Canada, the average Canadian household owes about $115,000.If you’re losing sleep, make sure you know the difference between good debt and bad debt before you

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CMHC Condo Buyer’s Guide Revised

By Penny MunozIf you’re looking to invest in a condominium, make sure you take a look at the updated Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Condominium Buyer’s Guide. The guide sets out to help potential homebuyers determine whether condominium

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TARION: What to Expect When Buying a New Home

By TarionPurchasing a new home is a big decision and can sometimes seem overwhelming. Finding the right location, size and finishes are all exciting parts of choosing the home that’s right for you, but there are many other important steps to consider. 

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VIDEO: Maintaining Your New Home with Tips from Tarion

As a new homeowner you might be unsure of what maintenance procedures you need to conduct and when. Not to worry! This Tarion educational video will guide you through each season discussing the importance of home maintenance, providing valuable tips and

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Home Insurance - Protect Your Family

Congratulations! You're making the move from your family home to an exciting, new, adult lifestyle community. You've spent considerable time and effort in choosing the right community for you and the same consideration should be given to the insurance

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Sealing the Deal

No one likes to make a purchase and then find out that there are hidden fees attached to the original price. This is especially true for a large purchase, like a new home. In truth, the extra costs associated with the purchase of a new home aren't hidden

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Cutting Your Home Energy Costs

By Mark SalernoDid you know that you may be eligible for a 10 per cent refund on your Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) mortgage insurance premium if you use CMHC insured financing to purchase, build, or renovate your home to make it energy

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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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