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The GTA is a Great Choice for Young Couples

12The GTA is one of Canada’s most thriving and populous communities. With over 6 million residents, it attracts people of all ages and from all walks of life. Historically, young couples have flocked to the area; finding attractive amenities, a large inventory of properties and space...
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Newcomers are Driving the Economy

1107679_stock-photo-large-group-of-happy-children-different-ages-and-races-crowdWith the recent events in North America and abroad, Canada has opened its doors to a wave of immigrants seeking a safer home and opportunity. As newcomers settle in cities like Toronto and Vancouver, they are having a prominent effect on the economy, which in turn,...
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Why is Real Estate as an Investment Class Often Overlooked?

11It’s no surprise that, along with the best chance at returns, investors want as little risk as possible. The common investment strategy is to hand the keys to a trained professional, hoping that through shrewd maneuvering and market knowledge, their hard-earned money can grow. Still, too many...
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Understanding Loan-to-Value Ratio

income and debt balance sign; Shutterstock ID 213001525; PO: Tanya Williams; Job: Mortgage Learning Center You’ve probably heard the term loan-to-value ratio (LTV) from a mortgage specialist or maybe even a bank employee. It’s a risk assessment tool and the idea behind it is simple: it measures...
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