Real Estate Blog

Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape: An Incredibly Handy Home Maintenance Checklist

When buying a home, most people probably first think of the financial responsibility. Don’t let yourself forget, however, about the time and labor ...

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Canadians scared off by stress test are starting to buy homes again

Homebuying activity in Canada is on the rise as the market absorbs the impacts of tougher mortgage rules brought into effect in 2018.

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Buying my first property

Buying your first home is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Armed with knowledge, and guidance from the right REALTOR®, you can ...

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4 WAYS TO MAKE THE MORTGAGE PROCESS SMOOTHER

Mortgages are complicated—we get it! But there are steps that you as a homebuyer can take to make the process a much smoother one (plus let you walk ...

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Everything your clients need to know about down payments

For many, saving for a down payment is one of the biggest roadblocks to becoming a homeowner. In today’s economic climate, saving money is challenging ...

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WHAT IS A MORTGAGE BROKER?

You may have noticed that there are many different terms for those of us who work in the mortgage industry besides “broker”. Mortgage: specialist, ...

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Your Home Appraisal Checklist

What to Expect During a Home Appraisal

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The Top 6 Questions Homebuyers Have About Closing

It’s a wonderful feeling: you’ve finally found the perfect home and the only thing left to do is close the deal. Going to the closing table, especially ...

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CAN YOU USE THE NEW FIRST-TIME BUYERS INCENTIVE?

The First-Time Home Buyer’s Incentive – the federal government’s much-debated mortgage equity sharing program – went into effect Sept. 2. It’s designed ...

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First-Time Home Buyer Incentive is live, but industry is skeptical

As Canadians enjoyed the Labour Day holiday, a new government scheme was officially launched that aims to help more people get on the housing ladder. ...

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Canada’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive: Everything You Need to Know

The FTHBI is here. Learn how it can save you money on your first home purchase.

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RENT-TO-OWN EXPLAINED

In some markets, it can take a long time to sell a property. An option available to some sellers is the Rent-to-Own sales method.

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