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The hidden costs of buying a home, Part 2

Buying a house is no easy task, and many people are not aware of the hidden costs. Part two of the 'The hidden costs of buying a home' article is here.

The hidden costs of buying a home, Part 1

Home ownership doesn't often come cheap, as there are many hidden costs involved. Lena Guirguis explores some of these costs, and how to approach them.

Mortgages in a nutshell

For a first-time homebuyer, a mortgage may seem overwhelming. It's important to know the basics

The Green Belt and Toronto property

The creation of the Green Belt in Toronto in 2005 has had a profound effect on the city's real estate market. Brandon Sage takes a closer look.