Guest Posts

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 »

home buyers' searches

Are Canadian Home Buyers’ Searches in Tune with the Market?

After analyzing over three months’ worth of listing search data, real estate portal Point2 Homes published a study revealing a… Read More »

Will Mortgage Interest Rates rise?

Are Mortgage Interest Rates Set to Rise?

For years, experts have been warning about a rise in interest rates. “It could be just around the corner,” they… Read More »

New mortgage rules have been introduced.

New Mortgage Rules May Impact Your Ability to Buy a Home

Getting a bigger mortgage may become a little harder for some homebuyers, following a Monday government announcement that insured mortgages… Read More »

Make your vacation home pay for itself

5 Tips: Make Your Vacation Home Pay For Itself

Let’s say the vacation home you recently purchased is a real show-stopper. Amazing views of the mountains are reflected in the… Read More »

Cash-back cards can be a great way to buy furniture

How to Use Cash-back Cards to Furnish Your New Home

Once you’ve closed the deal on a new home, you’ll need to furnish it. If you don’t have much money… Read More »