Down Payment

$300,000 for you first time?

The Financial Post has recently published an article that outlines the results of a recent poll about first-time homebuyers. Conducted… Read More »

Tips to tend to your credit record

by Farhaneh Haque For each article, I look for inspiration in what’s going on in the mortgage or real estate… Read More »

Saving More vs. Buying Now

By You’ve scrimped and saved enough for the minimum 5 per cent down payment on your first home –… Read More »

Questions to Ask When Thinking About Buying

Can you really afford a mortgage? Access your cost of renting vs. owning by using an online calculator that compares… Read More »

Faster ways to save for a down payment

You’re ready to take the next big life step and want to buy a home. But how much money do… 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 is the minimum down payment needed for a home? Is it the same if I am only buying a condo versus a house?

ANSWER: With the changes from CMHC, the minimum amount of your downpayment depends on your employment situation and purpose of… Read More »

Can I use my RRSP for a Down Payment?

First time Buyers can use their RRSP’s and repay it and everyone has the right to do an RRSP mortgage.… Read More »

The RSP Homebuyers Plan: An Excellent Way to Save for the Down Payment on Your First Home

by J. M.   Lets face it, saving money for the down payment on your first home can be an… Read More »