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Here’s what you need to know about flood insurance when buying a home

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There are many unexpected issues and risks that your newly purchased house will face, but one of the most significant ones in Canada, given our current weather trends, is flooding. Over the past few years, in particular, Canadian homeowners faced significant damages as a result of flooding in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. When buying insurance for a house, most people …

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[Video] Around the Block: Kensington-Chinatown

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Here is a selection of some of the best bars, restaurants, cafes and attractions in Kensington-Chinatown.

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Understanding interim occupancy

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In Ontario, a new condominium project is a two-step process. One is called the interim occupancy, the other is the final closing. This article briefly goes over the process.

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Toronto housing market experiences a 40.4% sales drop in July

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According to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) home sales across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were down 40.4 per cent last month compared to the same time last year.

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Should you pay off your mortgage early?

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When the Bank of Canada increased its key interest rate to 0.75 per cent in July, the key takeaway for many Canadians is that mortgages are about to get more expensive. We’ve been living in an era of ultra-low interest rates for years, and now, for the first time in a long time, mortgages and all other debt are going …

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Where to find the least expensive condos in Toronto

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Where can you find super affordable (or cheap) condos in Toronto? We break down the neighbourhoods where apartments can get bought for $350k or less.

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[Video] Around the Block: Entertainment/Waterfront Districts

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Here is a selection of some of the best bars, restaurants, attractions (and more) in the Entertainment/Waterfront Districts.

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Featured Listing: 89 McCaul Street, unit 716, downtown condo living across from OCAD

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Location really is everything at 89 McCaul Street, unit 716. In the heart of the city, it features 738 square feet of condominium living space.

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Bank of Canada Rate Increase: The impacts on buyers, sellers and the housing market

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On July 12th, the Bank of Canada raised its key interest rate from 0.5 per cent to 0.75 per cent. The modest quarter of a percentage point hike, which marks the first interest rate increase from the central bank in seven years, was highly anticipated by economists following not-so-subtle hints by Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz, that a rate change was imminent.

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[Video] Best spots to drink, dine and explore in Toronto’s Fashion District

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Here is a selection of some of the best bars, restaurants, cafes (and more) in Toronto’s Fashion District.

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Theory Condos – condo living steps to U of T’s St. George campus

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Theory Condos, will rise 30 storeys in a prime downtown Toronto location, steps to U of T’s St. George campus.

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Featured Listing: 18 Gina Drive, detached living in Vaughan

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18 Gina Drive, is a detached four bedroom, four bathroom home, in the heart of Vaughan.