House Cleaning tips

Here are few tips that can be used to keep the house clean.

Clean a Mirror: You don’t have to buy glass cleaners and paper towels to clean your mirrors.  Just some vinegar and an old newspaper is all you need to keep your mirrors shining as n

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Investment Tips

Take Control of Your Own Financial Future
Know Where Your Money Goes
Get a Grip on Taxes
Guard Your Health
Guard Your Wealth

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Mortgage Tips

You can make a small down payment — or none at all
Lenders say they often dispel the mistaken idea that homebuyers have to make down payments of at least 20 percent. In fact, some loan programs allow qualified people to buy homes with no down payme

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Edmonton’s Londonderry Job is a new Version for affordable housing

A {}72-million affordable housing development designed to permit residents to grow in place, even as their financial situation changes, has received unanimous approval from the City of Edmonton and will break ground this fall. Londonderry is a 240-unit redevelopment of a website at the Kilkenny neighbourhood, northeast Edmonton. It replaces an 80-unit affordable housing development […]

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CREA cuts 2017/2018 Prognosis for home sales in Canada

The Canadian Real Estate Association has cut its forecast for home sales in Canada in 2017 and 2018 because of slowing activity in major Ontario cities, such as Toronto. The amount of homes sold in Canada is forecast to drop 5.3 percent this year after posting a 6.4-per-cent growth this past year. CREA says the […]

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Oil heads for best week since July as demand Predictions improve

Oil has posted its biggest weekly gain since late July as Texas refineries recovering from Hurricane Harvey processed more crude and worldwide demand forecasts brightened. Futures for October delivery closed at $49.89 (U.S.) a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange for a 5.1-per-cent advance on the week. Total volume traded was approximately 20 percent […]

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Edmonton’s Londonderry Job is a new Version for affordable housing

A {}72-million affordable housing development designed to permit residents to grow in place, even as their financial situation varies, has received unanimous approval from the City of Edmonton and will break ground this fall. Londonderry is a 240-unit redevelopment of a website at the Kilkenny neighbourhood, northeast Edmonton. It replaces an 80-unit affordable housing development […]

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CREA cuts 2017/2018 Prognosis for home sales in Canada

The Canadian Real Estate Association has cut its forecast for home sales in Canada in 2017 and 2018 because of slowing activity in major Ontario cities, such as Toronto. The amount of homes sold in Canada is forecast to drop 5.3 percent this year after posting a 6.4-per-cent growth this past year. CREA says the […]

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Oil heads for best week since July as demand Predictions improve

Oil has posted its biggest weekly gain since late July as Texas refineries recovering from Hurricane Harvey processed more crude and worldwide demand forecasts brightened. Futures for October delivery closed at $49.89 (U.S.) a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange for a 5.1-per-cent advance on the week. Total volume traded was approximately 20 percent […]

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Proposed mortgage Principle changes are a ‘war on home buyers,’ Ontario Property group says

The federal government must discontinue its “war on first-time house buyers” and hold off on proposed changes to mortgage-qualification principles as the slumping Ontario housing market absorbs the impact of two recent interest-rate rises, the mind of the Ontario Real Estate Association says. OREA chief executive officer Tim Hudak, who represents 70,000 Ontario realtors, said […]

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A better way of identifying stocks that could be takeover candidates

Within a investment career spanning 40 years, I always had a great fascination with stocks trading under the net-net working capital worth popularized by investment legend Ben Graham. These are companies where the value of their current assets (mostly cash, accounts receivable and inventory) minus all liabilities is greater than the market capitalization for the […]

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