CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada increased in June

The federal housing agency says the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts came in at 211,681 units in June, up from 195,453 in May.

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada increased in June

The result came as urban starts of apartments, condos and other types of multiple-unit housing projects rose 13.0 per cent to 154,602 units in June, while urban starts of single-detached homes fell 4.5 per cent to 42,073.

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Why You Might Want Smart Home-Enabled Window Coverings (With 9 Window Covering Specialist’s Tips For Choosing Them)

In addition to adding style to a home, window coverings can also add functionality and convenience.

Why You Might Want Smart Home-Enabled Window Coverings (With 9 Window Covering Specialist’s Tips For Choosing Them)

Are they right for your house? Read on to find out why the answer might well be yes, and what you should be thinking about when choosing a provider.

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Ask about flexible payment plans when choosing a lender

Prepayment privileges are sometimes included in the agreements for closed mortgages.

Ask about flexible payment plans when choosing a lender

If you increase your regular mortgage payments, even just a bit, this will have a significant impact on the long-term cost of your mortgage, and how long you have to pay. To see how much you can save, in money and in years, try using the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s Mortgage Calculator.

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What Investors Should Understand About Attorney-Client Privilege

Read this if you’re an investor.

What Investors Should Understand About Attorney-Client Privilege

You don’t want to be that client who gives crucial information to his or her lawyer and then ends up wondering whether that information is “attorney-client privileged” or not. Knowing the difference will help your lawyer just as much as it will help you.

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