A 4-step Guide To Buying A Rental Property

A 4-step Guide To Buying A Rental Property

A rental property can be a great investment, but it’s a big commitment and the rules associated with being a landlord can be complex. These five steps will help you prepare. Step 1: See how much you can afford The price for a multi-unit or single-family property may...
Three Summer Tips

Three Summer Tips

Your home is likely your most valuable asset and may be the solution to your financial problems. Are you caught on the ‘never-never plan’? Making minimum payments on credit card debt? Achieve financial wellbeing by consolidating your debt at manageable rates. Cut up...
Firm or conditional offer: what’s right for you?

Firm or conditional offer: what’s right for you?

Q: We are house hunting this spring and conventional wisdom tells us we should make our offer to purchase a home conditional upon certain terms – that the home pass a home inspection within five business days of the offer, for example. But what about in a competitive...
How Can I Pay Off My Mortgage Faster?

How Can I Pay Off My Mortgage Faster?

Question: I have been coasting along with my mortgage payments, and now I want to kick it into high gear. If I am looking to get a new mortgage or renew the one I have, what kind of research should I do to make sure I can pay off my mortgage faster? Shop around – and...

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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