Credit Score

Credit Score: What affects it?

Okay, you’ve worked hard to build up your credit score. You pay all your debts on time, have focused on getting out of debt – maybe […]
Mortgage Penalties

Hidden trap of Mortgage Penalties

This article is older but does a great job of identifying the often hidden traps in mortgage penalties should a “life event” happen and you need to […]
Interest Rate

Why a one-year fixed mortgage interest rate is your best bet

I love Rob McLister! He writes the best articles about the mortgage market and in a way the the general homeowner or first-time home buyer and […]
Successful Realtor

Habits of Successful Realtors

Whether you’re a Realtor trying to model your business after the “big guys” in your industry or your a home buyer/seller looking to enlist the expertise […]
Budgeting

Budgeting – sounds fun?

Budgeting may not be your favourite subject, but it might just be a necessary part of life in order to ensure that your finances are kept […]
Christmas Debt

Christmas Debt: Recovering from the Spending Hangover

As is typical for January, the weather is cooler (albeit this year warmer than is normal!), the days are still short but getting longer and the […]
Forecast 2016

Looking forward to 2016!

This past year we saw many challenges in the housing sector. There were the recent changes to down payment minimums; we saw housing prices increase in […]
Grow your Real Estate business with social media

How to Grow your Real Estate Business through Social Media

It comes as a surprise to most people that I’m an introvert. For those of you who aren’t introverts, you simply can’t understand the energy it […]
Mortgage: How Much Can I Afford

Mortgage: How much can I afford?

The first question home buyers want to ask when they want a mortgage: “how much can I afford”, but the real first steps in buying a house […]
Mortgage News

#Trending in the mortgage news

Feds make changes to down payment rules for high end homes The newly elected government is taking a three-fold approach towards reforming the housing market. It has […]
Insure your children

Should you insure your children?

While it’s not a very nice topic, it’s one that many parents are concerned about. As a result, I went to a professional, Lea Basawa with […]
Negative Interest Rates

What do negative interest rates mean to the Real Estate Industry?

I’m sure we’ve all heard the recent talk about negative interest rates and I’ve had many clients ask me how this might affect them. While it’s […]