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How to avoid home buyers' regret

With Canadians entering the housing market in greater numbers than ever before, it wouldn’t be surprising to find that many suffer buyers’ regrets.

A recent survey commissioned by TD Canada Trust found the two biggest regrets — reported by 60 per cent of the 1,002 respondents — have to do with finances; not making a bigger down payment and not doing enough research into the costs of home ownership. 658 more words

Personal Finance

The 10-year versus 5-year mortgage: Which is better?

Mortgage debates used to centre around whether to go fixed or variable but the discussion these days is not whether to lock in a rate but for how long? 1,415 more words

Interest Rates

Fiscal Perdictions for 2011

While this article may be focused on Toronto, the principles apply to the West Coast as well.

The year 2010 ended on a high note for Toronto’s condo market, according to statistics released in January by Urbanation. 489 more words

Market Activity

Fiscal Perdictions for 2011

Many of Neat Freaks Cleaning clients rent their homes, sometimes out of convenience at being able to relocate without a great deal of fuss, other times just because finding the initial down payment remains elusive. 540 more words


Porting a Mortgage

There are always a lot of things to remember when packing up and moving house. You want to gather all your treasured and valuable possessions and make sure they arrive at the new place in one piece. 605 more words

Money Matters