How to Help Your Kids with a Down Payment
First-time home buyers are facing some challenging conditions and it's no wonder that many are not feeling very optimistic about becoming a homeowner. As a parent or grandparent, you want to help but that act of generosity may open up a can of worms that you'd rather keep closed. We have a solution!
How to Get theWorks™ Working for You
Sometimes life throws us a curveball. In the case of Lily and George, that curveball came in the form of a snow-covered tree.
How to Choose Between a House and a Condo
There's a lot to navigate when purchasing your first home but perhaps the first question you should ask yourself is "detached house or condo?" Here's a handy guide to help you determine which one is the best fit for your needs.
How To Solve A Financial Fix With Home Equity
You've likely seen a commercial or two, but what exactly is a Reverse Mortgage, and how do you know if it's the right option for you?
Do Lower Rates mean it’s time for a new Mortgage?
On the surface, refinancing your mortgage at a lower interest rate may seem like a great idea. After all, who doesn't want to save money?! But the truth is refinancing isn't for everyone.
Borrowing for Your Dream Build
If you've been thinking about building your next home or completing a substantial renovation to your current home you know there are a lot of details to consider. Borrowing to make that dream a reality is likely one of those details. Here's what you need to know about construction mortgages.
How to Get Your Mortgage Working Harder for You
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. We meet lots of people who expect their first mortgage to feel like a burden. They’re excited about buying a new home, and...
5 Common New Homeowner Questions (and answers!)
One of my favourite members (we’ll call her Lisa) walked into my office and slumped into the chair across from me. I gave her my “what’s up?” look. “When is...