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Buy the home of your dreams 

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Finance your home purchase 

Becoming a homeowner can be the achievement of a lifetime. That’s why it’s important to plan for it carefully and save up for a down payment. Read our advice on making the right investment decisions. 

 

The down payment: where to start? 

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Article: Budgeting for first-time home buyers 

Buying your first home is much more than just finding the down payment. Each step of the purchase process requires a particular budget.

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Tip 

Want to save tax-free for a down payment and still have access to your money? Discover the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). 

 

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