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Firm verses Conditional Offer to Buy a Home

So you’ve seen a home? It looks good. It meets your criteria and now you’re ready make an offer. But wait! Your Realtor has just let you know somebody else wants to buy the same home too. The question now is, should you make a firm or conditional offer?

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The Benefits and Risks of Co-Signing for a Mortgage

what you need to know about co-signing

Thanks to tighter mortgage qualification rules and higher-priced real estate—particularly in the greater Vancouver and Toronto areas—it’s not always easy to qualify for a mortgage on your own merits.

You may very well have a great job,...

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How Home Equity Can Be Used to Pay CRA Debts

It’s not unusual to find you owe some money to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) after filing your personal tax returns. Especially if you have neglected doing them for a few years. And like any other unexpected expense, you need to tighten your belt buckle, work even harder and try to find ways...

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