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How Home Equity Loans Can Fund Hobbies For Seniors

A home equity loan is a type of loan taken on a home’s equity. It can be used by anyone who owns a home with substantial equity. Most people who have such equity are seniors who are in or near retirement age because they’ve been paying for that equity for quite some time. When someone […]

Why Canadian Seniors Should Be Tapping Into Their Home Equity

Most seniors who own homes have stopped working and are either relying on passive income through investments or their savings. A lot are cash poor and feel that they can’t enjoy retirement because of financial issues. Luckily for them, they can use the accumulated value of their property to their advantage! What is Home Equity […]

5 Steps to Consolidate Debt

Waiting for magic and hoping your debts and bills will go away won’t happen without a little help from you. Know that although you can’t really make debt disappear, you have the power to make it easier to pay via debt consolidation. Why Consolidate Debt? Managing several debts with various interest rates and due dates […]

Top 5 Fast-Rising Toronto Neighbourhoods 2017

Some Toronto neighbourhoods are rising to the spotlight faster than their counterparts this year! They may be a bit out of the way from downtown, but their more affordable real estate prices and rent are luring people into their embrace, spurring development and attracting businesses to take their market there. The above brings new life […]

Vaughan Subway Extension Undergoes Hundreds of Tests by TTC

TTC workers continues testing hundreds of elements on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension making sure that it is ready to service commuters before the December 17, 2017 opening date. TTC officials shared that the testings are to ensure that everything works as it should and that there will be no issues when the stations opens […]

Choosing Between A Line Of Credit and A Second Mortgage

Choosing between a second mortgage and a line of credit is a big decision more so now that most of an average person’s wealth is tied up to their home in the form of home equity. There are several reasons for the above, such as people using up all their extra money to pay their […]

8 Unusual Factors that Can Affect Your Home’s Value

Most of us think that it’s all about location when it comes to real estate, and that is true for the most part. However, there are a multitude of quirky or even unusual factors that can affect your home’s price; and we’re not just talking of lot size, number of bedrooms, total square footage, number […]