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What is a HELOC

What the Heck is a HELOC? 5 Tips for Borrowers

Let’s say you’ve owned your home for several years, dutifully paying your mortgage each month, and building up equity in… Read More »

Flooding insurance in Canada

Flooding Insurance in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Water damage and flood insurance is a somewhat misunderstood part of home insurance, and unfortunately, wrong decisions here can be… Read More »

Real Estate Prices Drop

How to Protect Your Home’s Equity When Real Estate Prices Drop

Besides the resulting slight increase in property taxes, let’s be honest – homeowners love learning that the house down the… Read More »

Real Estate Postcards

Nothing for Sale in Your Desired Neighbourhood? Try Real Estate Postcards

If you own a home in a desirable area, or one that’s been deemed up-and-coming, odds are you’ve found letters… Read More »

Stand Out in a Sellers' Market

4 Ways Successful Home Buyers Stand Out in a Sellers’ Market

Bidding wars have become a fact of life in today’s heated housing market. When a house goes up for sale… Read More »

Home Insurance Claims

Home Insurance Claims – Four Traps and How to Deal with Them

The main objective of home insurance is to deal with an insurance claim should your property face an unexpected accident;… Read More »

Denied Your Mortgage

4 Reasons You May Be Denied Your Mortgage

Planning to buy a home and apply for a mortgage? A vital first step is to get a pre-approval from… Read More »

Calculate Your Mortgage Qualification

How to Calculate Your Mortgage Affordability

For many first time home buyers, one of the most confusing – and frustrating – parts of the purchasing process… Read More »

Canadian Real Estate Bloggers

10 Canadian Real Estate Bloggers to Follow in 2017

There’s no denying that real estate is one of the most pressing issues in Canada – it seems like a… Read More »

Can you lose your home deposit?

Can You Lose Your Home Deposit?

You’ve been scouring the Toronto real estate market for months. Your realtor has taken you to see a number of… Read More »