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CMHC has helped millions of Canadians meet their housing needs. CMHC provides mortgage loan insurance that enables you to buy a home sooner with a minimum down payment of 5%. And CMHC is there with you every step of the way — with information before, during and after your home purchase.

Toronto housing market slows while other Ontario cities gain

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December 3, 2012
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Housing sales, construction levels and price growth will be lower in 2013 in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) as activity enters the year at a slower pace...

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Making an offer to purchase a home

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October 31, 2011
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Buying a home is like a journey with many steps to take between the day you decide to buy and moving day.

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Controlling moisture in your home

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September 12, 2011
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Keeping moisture under control in your home is an important year-round job. Too much moisture can result in problems, including damage to your house structure and your possessions. However, there [...]

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Your driveway design

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September 2, 2011
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Planning to resurface your driveway helps to reduce the damage of water runoff.

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Reducing noise in your condo

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August 31, 2011
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Most people choose to live in a condominium apartment because they enjoy the lifestyle and generally accept that a certain amount of noise may be part of the multi-unit residential building [...]

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How to test and reduce radon in your home

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August 26, 2011
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Radon is an odourless radioactive gas that occurs naturally in the environment and is caused by the natural breakdown of uranium in soils and rocks. Radon can seep into a house through dirt floors, [...]

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Renovating for energy savings – additions

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August 16, 2011
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Make your home’s additions more energy-efficient

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Garden suites can provide social benefits

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August 15, 2011
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As our population ages, more emphasis is being placed on exploring a wide range of housing options that can enable seniors to continue to live independently for as long as possible and in the [...]

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Your homebuying team

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July 25, 2011
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Buying a home can be a complicated process. You’ll want to get help from a team of knowledgeable professionals who can provide reliable information and answers to your questions. Your team will [...]

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Along the garden path

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July 18, 2011
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Thinking about adding or redoing walkways in your yard? If well-designed and built, walkways can enhance the look, function and sustainability of your property. Start by analyzing the foot traffic [...]

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