First-Time-Home-Buyer

First-time home buyer: Things to consider

I’m sure you’ve heard it before, but buying a home is one of the biggest financial and lifestyle decisions you will ever make. As your Mortgage […]
new to canada

New Canadian Mortgage: What do you need to know?

 If you know a Permanent or Temporary Canadian Resident who is considering buying a home, have them call me to discuss details before you start showing […]
financing condition

Financing Condition: What is it and why it’s important?

You’ve found the home of your dreams and put in an offer. On the advice of your professional team, your real estate agent and mortgage broker, […]
financing conditions

What Realtors might not know about financing conditions

Most real estate offers include a financing condition, which allows time for the buyer to obtain the necessary financing to complete the purchase. Financing conditions dates […]
Mortgage Approval

Mortgage Approval: Can you really afford that mortgage?

Want to obtain a mortgage approval? Remember though, today you want to buy a house: you’re single, with a dog, a decent job and a some […]
RRSP Down Payment

Use your RRSP to invest in Real Estate

If you are a first-time homebuyer or hope to be in the future, the best thing you can do is maximize the down payment you use […]
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 […]
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 […]
Down payment

New Down Payment Rule – How does it impact you?

Last week, the Federal Government announced that the minimum down payment for homes priced over $500,000 will increase. Currently, the minimum down payment for a home […]

More Mortgage Changes for Canadians

The Canadian government released more details today about the implementation further mortgage changes across the country. The mortgages changes are going to affect those Canadians making purchases over $500,000, and […]
First Time Homebuyer

How to be a first time homebuyer

As a first time homebuyer there is a lot of excitement but it’s important not to get too wrapped up in the excitement and ensure you do your […]

Down Payment Basics

The minimum down payment required is dependent on the type of purchase. If you are purchasing an owner-occupied property, you will need minimum 5%, if the […]