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Five Pearls of Wisdom for Canadian Real Estate Investing

Five Pearls of Wisdom for Canadian Real Estate Investing

Anyone that invests in Real Estate wants to do it successfully. Many books have been written on the subject. There are 5 simple concepts of investing in real estate that can guide you to success. 

Begin real estate investing early

Always keep a fund for emergencies then move onto investing long term. This means starting with your principal residence. You can start building equity early by investing in your principal residence. Renting does not build equity. 

Let us look at three real estate investors in the same age group in hypothetical situations. Each was paying $1,000 dollars a month towards accommodation until their retirement at the age of 65. Patrina starts at the age of 25 and bought her first house for $100,000.00 in 1985 which was financed 100%. After 25 years, her house is paid off in full for the rest of her life and she does not have to pay any rent or mortgage. This is very common among a lot of Canadians.

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Homeownership 10% Downpayment Assistance Program in Windsor – Ontario

Homeownership 10% Downpayment Assistance Program in Windsor – Ontario

Investment in Affordable Housing Program for Ontario Extension (IAH-E)

The Federal and Provincial governments partnered to fund a Homeownership Downpayment Assistance Program in Windsor – Ontario. It is estimated the program can provide assistance for a limited number of households. Downpayment assistance of 10% of the purchase price of an eligible home, up to a maximum of $19,700 is provided by a 20-year forgivable loan registered on title as a second mortgage. Completed applications will be generally processed on a first come, first serve basis having regard to a fair distribution of the program funds across Windsor and Essex County. The program expires when program funds are depleted or November 30, 2016, whichever occurs first.

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Niagara regional Housing program offers down payment assistance

Niagara regional Housing program offers down payment assistance

Purpose

The purpose of the Home ownership Program is to:

Make home ownership a reality for low to
moderate income households in Niagara

Ease the demand for rental housing by assisting
renter households to buy affordable houses

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