Buying Your First Home in Canada Checklist

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Buying Your First Home in Canada Checklist

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Dreaming of owning a home? We can help make that dream a reality.   ?Home-Buying Checklist for Newcomers We know there are some extra challenges to buying a home in a new country. We’re here to help! Here are some things you can do (and ways we can help) to make the home-buying process a little easier:39 1. Figure out what you can afford. Before you start looking for a home, get a...Read More

22 Plants That Repel Bugs, Flies & Other Unwanted Insects Away

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22 Plants That Repel Bugs, Flies & Other Unwanted Insects Away

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Creepy crawlies! Ughhh!  Who likes them, right? And if you’re reading this article, you certainly don’t have any affection for them. So, what’s the best way to get rid of them? That’s a subjective question, to be honest. If you want a quick and effective solution, spraying insecticides might be your best bet. But, we all know how harmful these chemicals can get. ...Read More

REAL ESTATE Here's What $500K Can Buy Throughout Canada in 2020

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REAL ESTATE Here's What $500K Can Buy Throughout Canada in 2020

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May 28, 2020 | Brent Furdyk   Real estate values can swing wildly from place to place throughout the country, which is especially important for prospective buyers on a tight budget. With that in mind, here's a coast-to-coast sampling of what $500,000 can purchase in various parts of Canada.   Published April 19, 2019, Updated May 28, 2020   [Widget(SlideShow)]   ...Read More

What to know when choosing a custom built home

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What to know when choosing a custom built home

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CMHC senior analyst Richard Goatcher says homebuilders lowered prices in November to reduce their inventory of unsold new homes for the winter. There are many advantages to designing your own home and there are many things to know and consider before you get started. To help with your planning, check out these tips. • Find the right property: There are no limits to what you can create...Read More

DriveTest centres across Ontario reopen for 'limited service'

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DriveTest centres across Ontario reopen for 'limited service'

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TORONTO -- DriveTest centres are offering "limited service" across Ontario today as part of a plan to gradually reopen. Customers with birthdays between January and June will be permitted to visit centres starting this week and customers born between July and December will have access to the centres next week. Access to DriveTest services will continue to alternate weekly until full se...Read More