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First Time Home Buyer: Newcomer Tips

First Time Home Buyer: Newcomer Tips

For many newcomers, owning a home in Canada is a  source of pride, satisfaction, and accomplishment! And buying a home is also an investment that grows over time and provides a great financial benefit. But before jumping into buying a home, there are some...
How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

The question “how much mortgage can I afford?” is quite different from “how much mortgage can I get?” So, it’s important to understand the risks involved when a lender offers you a mortgage that is more than you need or expected. When buying a home for the first time,...
Taxes in Canada: 2020 Tax Deadline

Taxes in Canada: 2020 Tax Deadline

Filing Your First Income Tax Return in Canada The 2020 tax deadline is April 30, 2021. And if you became a permanent resident in 2020, you will have to file a tax return with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Even if you lived in Canada for only part of the year, you...