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Staging Tricks to Look Out for When Buying Your Home

Learn How to Spot a Home’s Disguised Flaws Home staging is an important part of the selling process, but it should be about highlighting what a home has to offer, not hiding clear flaws. When you’re out house hunting, it’s easy to get swept up in beautiful photos, finishes, and furniture. We start to imagine […]

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Should You Break Your Mortgage?

Why Homeowners Might Want to Do The “Unthinkable” And Break their Mortgage Is “breaking your mortgage” a phrase that triggers alarm bells in your brain? If you’re proud of your on-time payments and wary of expensive penalties, that’s not a surprise. Your mortgage makes it possible to live in your home, and you agreed to […]

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Paying for Your First Home with the Home Buyers’ Plan

Use Your RRSP To Buy Your First Home Ready to buy your first home, but not quite ready to afford a sizable down payment? If you’ve stashed cash for retirement but not real estate, you might be in luck. In Canada, you don’t have to choose between saving for retirement and investing in your first […]

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How to Prepare and Save for Your Down Payment on a House

Let Good Planning Lead You to Your Dream Home Do you ever feel like you’ll never be able to save enough for a down payment? If so, you’re not alone. Coming up with a large enough sum for a house down payment is often the biggest obstacle people face when trying to pave the path to […]

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