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CMHC Tightens Mortgage Rules

The government-backed Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC) announced stricter lending standards to protect the economic future of Canadians and minimize long-standing vulnerabilities in our financial market. As of July 1st the following mortgage rule changes will apply to insured mortgages (those with less than 20% down payment): New minimum ...

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Tips for Buyers Considering a Fixer Upper

Over the last few years weekend warriors have been delighted to find an abundance of television shows devoted to fixing up homes. More specifically, they show viewers how to take a fixer upper and turn it from an ugly duckling to a special property that they can call home. It ...

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