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The Housing Market – again – You be the judge!

The Housing Market – again – You be the judge!

As I mentioned in my last newsletter issue, it is quite a task to separate fact from fantasy. Again, I have two perspectives to offer, both from qualified and credible sources: 1. The Upside "Job losses not likely to impact housing activity" In a recent article in...

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The sad state of Long Term Care Facilities

The sad state of Long Term Care Facilities

Canada’s nursing home crisis: The Majority (more than 80 percent) of Covid-19 deaths are in long-term care facilities. Almost one in ten nursing homes across the country reports Covid-19 cases Although the pandemic shows encouraging signs that the spread is slowing...

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Times are tough: Survival Financing or Bankruptcy?

Times are tough: Survival Financing or Bankruptcy?

The following information comes courtesy of Dan White, President, Tax Audit Solutions. This company has decades of experience in all areas of tax problems. They are Tax Representatives. Solving Tax Problems is their main focus. If you are in trouble trying to resolve...

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A (Hard!) Lesson Learned!

A (Hard!) Lesson Learned!

An Ontario Court of Appeal delivered an expensive lesson to a GTA homebuyer who made an unconditional offer that was later retracted. Back in 2017, 'Sammy'  had made an unconditional offer on an East GTA, Ontario, home for $1,871,000. Following the introduction of the...

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CMHC’s FTHB Incentive Off to a Slow Start

CMHC’s FTHB Incentive Off to a Slow Start

As reported recently by Canadian Mortgage Trends, the voice of Canadian Mortgage Professionals, CMHC’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) is off to a slow start. The initiative had been widely criticized at its inception as nothing more than a cynical election...

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Scams against Seniors

Scams against Seniors

Fraud comes in all shapes and sizes, from investment swindles and suspicious phone calls to online scams and ID theft. There are many reasons as to why and how this takes place.Generally, this generation was raised to be polite, so may be easily pressured or...

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Missed a Mortgage Payment Lately? How can I help?

Missed a Mortgage Payment Lately? How can I help?

There are times in our lives when the unexpected happens and we find it difficult to cope financially. It could be a job loss, an unexpected illness, the death of a loved one or separation and divorce. There may be enough money to get by for a few months, but soon...

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