Honestly, not that much. The overnight lending rate, also known as the key interest rate, is a benchmark interest rate used by banks and financial institutions to determine the interest … Read More
Stress Test is Making Harder to Borrow in Retirement
The baby boomer segment of the population is beginning to witness a financial obstacle that may alter the plans of many retirees. The federal government’s stress test is a financial … Read More
2018 Mortgage Rate Check-Up
Check-ups. Nobody really likes them. Best case scenario- there’s nothing wrong. Worst case… Well, that depends what we’re talking about. If it’s your mechanic, maybe you’re going to need a … Read More
Mortgage Rules Overhaul Takes Effect Monday
With real estate prices on the rise, and no end in sight for the gains the market is seeing, the Government of Canada has stepped in to quell the growth. … Read More
When school is back in session, Homebuying ramps up for a busy fall!
School will be back in session soon and that means routine has returned! Real estate professionals and homebuilders are now ramping up for a season of new opportunities in home ownership. If a new home is on the horizon for you this fall, the kids aren’t the only ones with homework to do.
It’s Time to Add Real Estate to Your Investment Portfolio
By Karen Kessel Have you ever considered real estate as part of your investment portfolio? Whether you buy as your personal residence or lease over for the long term, real estate has … Read More
10 Tips for Becoming a Real Estate Investor
There are many different ways to invest in real estate, but if you’re planning on becoming a landlord, you’re looking at the most direct form there is. As a landlord, … Read More
Financing Your New Home
The purchase of a new home is the largest purchase most people make during their lifetime! Whether you are purchasing a home for the first time, or moving up, buying … Read More
What do the latest round of mortgage changes mean to you?
As of July 9th, 2011, new mortgage rules have taken effect in Canada. If you knew that, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back. If not, reading … Read More