Finance

Home equity: A retirement fallback plan

A paid-for home is your safety net. What’s the best way to tap into your home equity? By David Aston From… Read More »

Smart Ways to Finance Home Renovation

by Farhaneh Haque In my August 9th Blog, Fixer Upper or Move In Ready, we weighed the pro and cons… Read More »

Bank of Canada Holds Rates Steady

by Simon Giannini With all the uncertainty surrounding many of the world’s economies at the moment, there was a semi-sure… Read More »

What’s Your Home Buying Budget?

Are you thinking about home ownership? Well, the first thing to figure out is if you can afford it! How… Read More »

Develop a Monthly Budget and Reduce Your Debt to Income Ratio

by CanEquity Spring Clean your Spending Habits Now that spring is really here, and your tax returns are in, it’s… Read More »

Q&A: What if I use gift funds as a down payment?

Zoocasa’s Ask the Pros section is where Zoocasa Users can post their real estate queries in a moderated forum and… Read More »

What are the qualifications for buying a home?

Zoocasa’s Ask the Pros section is where Zoocasa Users can post their real estate queries in a moderated forum and… Read More »

First Home Buyer Tax Credit

The First-Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit (HBTC) was implemented by the federal government to assist with the associated costs of… Read More »

Understanding Your Credit Report

image from insidesocial.com Thinking about real estate these days? If you are planning to buy a home and have started… Read More »

Worried about qualifying for a mortgage? Lock in before the new mortgage rules take effect March 18th

by Ratehub.ca Starting March 18th, the maximum allowable amortization period on new mortgages will be reduced to 30 years from… Read More »