Dated Archives: September 7, 2015

Day: September 7, 2015 TSX, Dow Continue Steep Losses On Jobs Data – CBC

  September 4, 2015 Stocks in Toronto and New York extended their losses on Friday, after jobs reports issued by both Canada and the U.S. failed to provide a definitive picture of the economy. At the end of the day, the TSX was down 118 points at 13,478. The main Toronto index is down 5.7 per cent in the past month, though it’s climbed back from the low of 12,705 it hit on Aug. 24. Similarly, the Dow composite index plunged 272 to 16,102, compounding a month of losses that have taken the index down 7.3 per cent in the past

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Day: September 7, 2015 10 Things To Know About Toronto Real Estate Agents

1. The first thing to understand about real estate agents is that very few work on salary. Most real estate agents are independent contractors who are paid a commission based on the number of homes they sell. The commission, paid from the sales proceeds, is usually split equally between the listing agent and the selling agent. Once the deal is closed, each of those agents usually has to pay a share to the broker who owns the office where he or she is affiliated. 2. Expect to sign a lot of paperwork. The paperwork will include the listing agreement and

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Day: September 7, 2015 You Can Invest In Rental Property and Send Your Child To College

College fees have gone up to over $65,000 a year says Troy Onink, a contributor for Forbes. When planning for the future of your child, budgeting does not stop at tuition alone as there is still the cost of room and board that you need to consider. Onink suggests that buying a rental property for your kid and for a couple of roommates where they can live may prove to be a practical move – for funding education, tax deduction and for your own retirement. Onink further recommends that once you own a rental property, you can ask your child

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Day: September 7, 2015 How To Do Your Own Home Inspection

Before you buy a home, it’s always a good idea to get a professional home inspector—but that shouldn’t be the only time you give your home a thorough look. Here’s a checklist of what to look for when performing a yearly visual inspection on your own home, or one you are considering buying. A professional home inspection should not be skipped when buying a property. But when you first visit the house, you can also do your own visual inspection so you can watch for certain trouble spots. Even after you buy the house, doing this at least once a

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