Refinancing Your Mortgage

Refinancing Your Mortgage

Spring is a great time for cleaning out your home and your finances. A part of this for many people includes refinancing your mortgage. There are a variety of reasons to refinance, which can range from wanting to leverage large increases in property value or get...
2020 Investment Decisions

2020 Investment Decisions

No doubt, at this time of year, many of us will be reviewing annual investment returns from savings, stocks, bonds, TFSAs, RRSPs, RESPs etc. Few of us, as part of this process, will sit down and calculate the actual rate of return on our investments in real estate. As...
Some Post Holiday Tips

Some Post Holiday Tips

If your holiday is just not complete without a live tree, the Government of Canada has a few tips to keep the danger at bay.Fresh trees are less likely to catch fire, so look for a tree with vibrant green needles that are hard to pluck and don’t break easily from its...
Pride In Ownership Can Pay Off

Pride In Ownership Can Pay Off

Any prospective home-buyer knows this situation well. You’re set up for a viewing but when you get there the property condition is less than ideal. Maybe the counters are cluttered, the kitchen sink stacked with dishes, or the basement hiding its full potential...

Important News

Effective July 22, The Bank of Canada has lowered the benchmark rate used to qualify your mortgage from 5.34% to 5.19%. This means you can qualify for a larger mortgage.

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