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Monday, 01 May 2017 11:10

Here’s some first time homebuyer advice before you buy

It might sound a little fantastic, but some of the best first time home buyer advice you can get is the information you get before you buy. The whole experience can be so daunting, you might even decide to go with the first house that fits into your price range but it’s best to avoid that pratfall

Monday, 01 May 2017 11:09

Reverse mortgages for seniors. What you need to know.

As we age in today’s economy, more and more Canadians are finding their primary concern isn’t asking themselves: are mortgage rates going up? Older folks aren’t even necessarily concerned with the historically low mortgage rates. The world being what it is today means many seniors are lookin


Monday, 01 May 2017 11:07

You need a good plan to save for a down payment

It’s not the most interesting or exciting part of buying your first home, but you need to have a  plan to save for the down payment that will get you the keys to the front door. This is one of the preliminary mortgage requirements

Monday, 01 May 2017 11:05

Some great ways to winterize your home

Like it or hate it, winter is part of the Canadian experience that’s as reliable as taxes and when you own a home you need to prepare for it. A complete list of comprehensive first-time home buyer tips can’t avoid this fact and that’s why we’ve put together a few points you can’t afford to


Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:08

Social Media, Your Children and You

The other day, I was looking through the mortgage rates forecast for the GTA and came across an interesting article on body image in children and social media. I was so impressed with what the research had to say, I thou


Tuesday, 29 November 2016 07:52

How starting a small business is like buying a house

Once you’ve owned your home for some time and start making dents in that principal, you’ll see all the advantages of having equity and might even want to start putting some of that hard-earned cash to work for you in a small business.

It’s a tough road and you can use the know-how you broug

Saturday, 26 November 2016 15:58

Good Hogtown investment neighbourhoods

People buying their first piece of real estate are always looking for excellent first-time home buyer tips. What could be better than finding out which are the best Toronto neighbourhoods that yield great returns? Here’s a few Hogt


Thursday, 01 September 2016 18:33

Getting A Business Plan Off The Ground

Not everyone who is looking at mortgage requirements is buying a family home. In fact, more Canadians are looking at self-employment and quite often that means a structure to go with your newfound business. If you’re taki

Monday, 29 August 2016 07:47

Big Mistakes First Time Home Buyers Make

There’s a lot of excitement around buying that first home and finally realizing the dream of getting the keys to a place all your own. There are lots of plans to be made for creating that backyard oasis, colours to pick for the dining room and a wish list that includes custom cabinets for the kitc