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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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First-Time Buyers’ Guide to Mortgages

Everything You Need to Know, From Pre-Approval to Purchase As a first-time homebuyer, there’s much to learn about the entire process. One of the biggest decisions you’ll need to make is choosing a mortgage lender. When shopping for your first mortgage, you’ll need to fully understand rates, fees, insurance, lenders, banks, and the role a […]

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