Bundles of debt: Sidestepping mortgage rules
The Globe and Mail
Canada’s subprime mortgage providers are increasingly teaming up with unregulated rivals to sidestep rules designed to clamp down on risky lending.
The result of these partnerships are so-called “bundled” loans, which pair a primary mortgage with a second loan from unregulated groups called Mortgage Investment Corporations (MICs).
Caesarstone's project with New York-based collaborative practice Snarkitecture for their 2018 Designer Program will focus on the icon of the modern home: the kitchen island.
The official opening of Orchard East is Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 190 William Fair Drive, Bowmanville, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Price lists will be given on that date only.
The Greater Toronto Area’s housing market sees double-digit year-over-year price gains in fourth quarter of 2017.
There are still plenty of opportunities for first-time homebuyers to enter the market. With financial support such as the Land Transfer Tax rebate, HST rebate, Home Buyers’ Tax Credit and the ability to use your RRSPs for your down payment, there is still a lot of hope.
As we head into the Year of the Dog, the only thing I can predict with absolute certainty is that are as many diverse opinions about the state of the real market in the GTA as there are breeds listed by the Canadian Kennel Club.
Historic 3,952-square-foot house located in Striver's Row is priced at $3.595 million.
Canada 150 will be celebrated in the Nation’s Capital one last time on Parliament Hill and at the Canadian Museum of History on New Year’s Eve.
Chinese immigrants are wealthy and well educated but language remains a barrier.
Ontarians hoping to take the leap into homeownership can buy with added confidence thanks to expanded consumer protection measures coming into force on January 1, 2018.
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