U-Haul ranking indicates growth in Chatham

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U-Haul has named Chatham its No. 10 growth city in Canada after arrivals of one-way trucks to the city rose in 2019. By: Tom Morrison U-Haul has named Chatham its No. 10 growth city in Canada after arrivals of one-way trucks to the city rose in 2019. There was a two per cent increase in arrivals last year, while departures … Read More

5 ways the housing market will surprise us all in 2020

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By: Sanjiv Das In my three decades in the financial markets, I’ve come to expect the unexpected. With the new year upon us, I’m sharing five predictions for the U.S. housing market that counter conventional wisdom. These ideas may not necessarily come to pass, but I’ll explain how they could materialize. Thinking about these outcomes aren’t just theoretical but can … Read More

Developers answer the call for housing outside downtown core

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by Kimberly Greene Housing affordability is a significant conversation that is taking place across the country, especially in high-density, urban cities. Even as the risk profile for Toronto and Vancouver housing markets have come down to “moderate” levels, the fact remains that the demand hasn’t gone away, and that means that prices are remaining out of reach for many people. British … Read More

10 Tips to Help You Recover from Holiday Debt

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our credit report acts as your financial references when you apply for new credit. Whether you’re trying to build credit for the first time or want to re-build your credit standing, the only way to build a strong credit history is to use credit wisely. Following are 10 tried and true tips to Live Credit Smart: 1. Assess your overall … Read More

Lifting the veil on the new Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit

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by Kimberly Greene Yesterday, the federal and provincial governments announced the Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit, a joint venture that will provide direct support to Ontarians in housing need. More details have emerged on the program, namely who will be served as well as how the funds will be distributed. “It is the first direct support for rental housing in generations,” said the … Read More