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10 Affordable Ways to Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

Whether you’ve just moved in or have had your home for quite some time, preparing your home for resale would be a smart thing to do given the fact that you may not know when you’ll be moving to a new home in the future. Boosting your home’s resale value starts with thinking about what […]

Home Equity Loans in Canada

Living on a fixed income can be very difficult for a lot of Canadians, more so for retirees or those nearing retirement. Financial stress is no joke when you consider rising prices of basic needs, possible health issues with expensive treatments, and other unexpected expenses that may come up. It is no wonder that more […]

The Basics of a Second Mortgage – Lenders and How to Qualify

Getting a second mortgage can be either challenging or easy depending on how informed you are. By definition, an additional loan that you take on a property that is already mortgaged is a second mortgage. This makes a second mortgage riskier for lenders as compared to a first mortgage. In the event of a default, […]

2019 Predictions for the Mortgage Market in Canada

2018 was such a ride for the Canadian Mortgage Market. The Stress Test was introduced and a higher interest rate was implemented. This year won’t be any different. Those wanting to get a mortgage, apply for a second mortgage, or get any other types of mortgage on their existing home loan should read about the […]

Is the Month of May Really the Best Time to Sell a Home?

Most real estate articles and blogs say that the best time to sell a home is during spring and that the best time to buy one is during winter. If this is the case, won’t the home sellers and home buyers have a hard time meeting each other’s needs? A lot of home sellers who choose […]