Everything you need to know about Canada’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Image

Everything you need to know about Canada’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

If you’re a first-time buyer in Canada, you’ve likely been waiting for details on the federal government’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive program. Well, the details are here, including a start date.

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These Toronto area condos are designed for families

As the average price of a new single-family home in the Greater Toronto Area hovers above $1 million, more people with children are embracing the condo lifestyle. But which condos are good for kids? 

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Moving tips that you may not have heard before

Whether you bought a new home or you’re renting, moving is basically the same. You have to pack up all your things and bring them to your new home. But there are things you can do to ensure this process goes as smoothly as possible. 

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These tips will help you sell your home this summer

Sales are still outpacing new listings in the resale market, but all that means is that it’s a seller’s market, so the summer may be a great time for you to list your home. 

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More than half of Canadian millennials considering buying a recreational property

According to the 2019 RE/MAX Recreational Property Omnibus Survey, 56% of Canadian millennials are considering buying a recreational property. This is a 14% increase compared to last year. 

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How to prepare your home for summer!

It may not feel like it right now, but summer is right around the corner. We’re sure you’re looking forward to backyard barbecues and some of you have probably opened the pool, but there are some other home maintenance tasks that you should do this month.

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New home sales centre etiquette tips everyone should read

If you’re a first-time buyer, visiting a new home sales centre or presentation centre can be intimidating, especially if it’s a big opening and there’s a crowd.

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Canada creating a Real Estate Task Force to ensure tax-compliance

According to the government of Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency, tax non-compliance and money laundering can be a significant factor causing the rising cost of housing in the country’s hottest markets. 

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The mortgage stress test is flawed because it doesn't consider income growth

There’s a mortgage stress test duel underway, and the weapons of choice are reports and open letters. Who will win?

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Mortgage activity slows as Canadians fall deeper into debt

Since late 2015, the mortgage delinquency rate among 65+ mortgage holders has been on the rise and the highest among all age groups, says the Mortgage and Consumer Credit Trends report by CMHC.

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