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How To Make an Offer in Cooling Canadian Housing Market

Has the pendulum in the Canadian housing market tilted toward homebuyers? This is the current debate unfolding among market analysts, real estate agents, homebuyers and sellers. The research arm of Goldman Sachs recently dropped a bombshell of a forecast: Canadian…

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The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive – 2022 Edition

Over the last two years, a new trend has formed in many parts of the Canadian real estate market: investors accounting for a considerable portion of the broader housing sector. Indeed, with many investors purchasing single-family homes, acquiring townhomes and…

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What Are the Monthly Expenses of Carrying a Home?

When prospective homebuyers are exploring the Canadian real estate market and searching for a residential property, many typically only concentrate on the sale price, monthly mortgage payments and interest rates. But this doesn’t tell the whole story. To get a…

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How to Make an Offer on a House

Regardless of where you’re buying or the market conditions, there’s one thing every homebuyer has in common: you have to make an offer to purchase a home. Whether you’re still in the browsing stages or have started to put your…

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Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Spotlight

With interest rates on the rise, many pockets of the Canadian real estate market are beginning to witness a slowdown of sorts, as borrowing costs and the mortgage stress test intensify. Does this spell the end of the housing boom…

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A Spotlight on the Thunder Bay Real Estate Market

The Northern Ontario real estate market has enjoyed an impressive boom for the last two years, driven by historically low interest rates and changing pandemic-induced consumer patterns. One of these places is the Thunder Bay real estate market. The municipality…

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