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Can I rent a home in Canada without a credit history as a newcomer?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM / by David Singh posted in Housing in Canada, renting in canada, After You Arrive, Before You Arrive

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A top priority for any newcomer to Canada is to sort out their finances and build a credit history. This is vital for not only renting a home, bit also anything from buying a car, getting a cell phone and many other things that require a credit check.

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How many rooms do I need for a large family in Canada?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 6, 2017 2:02:00 AM / by David Singh posted in Housing in Canada, renting in canada, After You Arrive, Before You Arrive

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This is something of a complex topic and the Canadian National Occupancy Standard (CNOS) has been developed by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to help determine the number of bedrooms a dwelling should have to provide freedom from crowding.

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