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July 29, 2015

 Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is going to make it easier for homeowners renting out apartments in their principal residences to borrow money, a move that could further heat up markets in Toronto and Vancouver.

 

The Crown corporation, which controls a majority of th...

July 28, 2015

The federal government confirmed Monday it will commit up to $1 billion to the second stage of Ottawa’s light rail project.

 

 

 

Ottawa-Orleans MP Royal Galipeau, who made the pledge in a letter to Mayor Jim Watson last week, joined regional minister for Eastern Ontario P...

July 24, 2015

Canada is the "most admired" country with the "best reputation" in the world, according to an annual survey ranking the reputations of developed nations across the globe.

 

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The 2015 report from the Reputation Institute ranked Canada as the most rep...

July 22, 2015

Successful burglars have lots in common — home owners who unwittingly give invitations to robbery. Here’s how thieves thank you for your generosity.
 

 

You come home to an open front door, a ransacked house, and missing valuables. How did a burglar know you’d be gone? H...

July 20, 2015

 

The price of a home in Ottawa climbed slightly in the second quarter according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released Tuesday.

 

 

 

The value of an average two-storey home was up a modest 2.3 per cent from the second quarter of 2014, t...

July 10, 2015

Fannie Mae report and commentary find that millennials favor living in single-family homes, whether they buy or rent

 

Much has been written in recent years about the millennial generation and the challenges young people face in getting a mortgage loan, but whether today...

July 8, 2015

Canadians looking to make a few extra dollars this summer by renting out their home or cottage when they aren't using them should call their insurance broker first or face the risk a claim may be denied if trouble arises.

 

"Traditional personal coverage wasn't necessari...

July 6, 2015

Arrangement allows buyers to dive into neighborhoods and culture in ways that staying in a hotel cannot.

 

Buying a home is a big decision and can be even more overwhelming if you’re not familiar with the city or state where you’re moving. It’s not just about finding a h...

July 4, 2015

Seeing the teddy bear in a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey told him all he needed to know.

T.K. Butler of HomeLife Cimerman Real Estate Ltd. was escorting a pair of young newlyweds through a house for sale in Ajax. He looked around at the basement festooned in Leafs memorabi...

July 2, 2015

Consider giving your home any of these 10 upgrades when looking to sell.

 

If you're preparing your home for sale, there are certain improvements that are definitely worth their cost in helping to attract more buyers, sell your home faster, make back most (or all!) of yo...

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