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2016 Hot Housing Market

INFOGRAPHIC: Canadians Needed a Hand to Get Into 2016 Hot Housing Market

Soaring home prices in some parts of the country have made it harder for a number of first-time homebuyers looking… Read More »

What will increase your home insurance rate

10 House Features That Will Increase Your Home Insurance Rate

Home insurance costs are calculated on numerous factors that include location, the profile of people living in the house (e.g.… Read More »

How to save a down payment under new mortgage rules

How to Save for a Down Payment Under the New Mortgage Rules

Pulling together the funds for a down payment on a home will be one of the biggest things you ever… Read More »

What are the best floors for condo investment?

What are the Best Floors for Condo Investment?

It goes without saying that there’s a lot of factors that are to be taken into consideration when investing in… Read More »

Home Winter Maintenance

7 Home Winter Maintenance Steps That Can’t Be Missed

So much time and effort is put into the process of obtaining a home – and since it’s such a… Read More »

Why you should trust a broker

4 Reasons Why You Should Trust a Broker With Your Mortgage (and Not Your Bank)

This article was written by a guest author from Lendesk, makers of mortgage software for Brokers and lenders. Every mortgage application… Read More »

Renting out your cottage during the holidays

Tips for Renting Out Your Cottage During the Holidays

Your cottage can be a great money-maker when you are not enjoying it. Many owners choose to fill the empty… Read More »

Should You Buy in an Up-and-Coming Neighbourhood?

How to Spot an Up-and-Coming Neighbourhood

You’ve probably heard the saying that you shouldn’t buy the best house on the block. But everyone’s always looking for… Read More »

How will TD's higher Mortgage Prime Rate affect you?

TD Hikes Its Mortgage Prime Rate

TD Canada Trust has quietly increased its mortgage prime rate to 2.85%, which is 15 basis points higher than what… Read More »

Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged, Cuts Economic Outlook

On Wednesday, the Bank of Canada (BoC) announced it would leave its benchmark interest rate at 0.5%. At the same… Read More »