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Safest Toronto Neighbourhoods

Top 10 Safest Toronto Neighbourhoods we’ll look at the best Toronto neighbourhoods based on 2011 crime statistics. Rank Name Assaults 1 Bridle Path-Sunnybrook-York Mills 16 2 Forest Hill South 19 3 Bayview Woods-Steeles 25 4 Yonge-St. Clair 27 5 Lambton Baby Point 28 6 Lawrence Park South 30 …

FAQ for Non-Resident Buyers For Buying Canadian Properties

RESIDENCY QUESTIONS FOR NON-RESIDENTS Who can buy real estate in Canada? Canada welcomes home buyers from all countries, and there are no restrictions on the amount or kind of real estate you can buy. Some banks will restrict the number of properties they will finance to 5 properties per …

Buying Condo Directly From The Builder

Many Buyers buy directly from the Builder, but the sales guy at that gorgeous model suite works for the Builder, not for you. His job is to get the highest price and the best conditions for the Builder. He doesn’t care if you don’t get the best price, or …

Downpayment For First Timers

One of the biggest challenges facing first time home buyers is saving the downpayment. Here are 6 tried-and-true ways of saving money to buy a house or condo: Found Money Found money is my favourite kind of money and can really help pad your downpayment. From bonuses to birthday cheques from Grandma …

Investing In Real Estate

The Basics of Investing in Real Estate Financing Getting a mortgage for a second property isn’t as easy as borrowing for your primary residence – you’ll need at least 20% of the purchase price for a down payment, and only a portion of the income you get from …