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Road to Homeownership: Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy

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Declaring bankruptcy is a serious business, but it’s one that Canada – and the Province of Ontario- allows for the “poor and unfortunate debtor” to find a way out and obtain “rehabilitation” from crippling debts. If a person already owns a home prior to doing so there are often ways that they can actually keep […]

5 Home Improvements That May Not Add Value to Your Home

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When it comes to commissioning home improvements, the primary purpose of the undertaking is to improve the current owner’s enjoyment of their home. Many homeowners also believe that they will be increasing at least the perceived value of their home as well. And in some instances they are correct. Kitchen and bathroom remodels usually top […]

Granite Countertops – Are They Really as Desirable as They Seem?

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If you have shopped for a home in recent years you will probably have noticed that certain home features always seem to be played up as selling points in the listings. Hardwood floors. Wood burning fireplaces. And more and more often these days, granite kitchen countertops. Granite kitchen countertops really are the ‘hot’ countertop material […]