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INFOGRAPHIC: Canadians Top Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate
Buying A Home / Mortgages

INFOGRAPHIC: Canadians Top Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate

As real estate values skyrocket in Canada, many homeowners find themselves with more home equity than they could have ever imagined. Yet, while a lot of Canadians are house rich, they’re struggling to earn a decent return in the low interest rate environment. Instead of relaying on savings, many Canadians are turning south of the border to invest in American real estate. Thinking of buying a U.S. property? Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading »

Apple Pay and Mobile Wallets: 5 Don’t Miss Payment Apps
Personal Finance / Personal Finance News

Apple Pay and Mobile Wallets: 5 Don’t Miss Payment Apps

Apple has jumped into the mobile payment space by unveiling Apple Pay, their touch-and-go iPhone 6 payment method. It’s a move that’s said to change the way consumers pay at the till. But you don’t need to clamour for Apple’s latest toy to get in on the mobile action. Here, tech blogger Justin Kozuch reviews the latest and greatest mobile wallet apps. Continue reading »

5 Renovations That Could Hurt Your Home’s Resale Value
Mortgage News / Mortgages / Selling Your Home

5 Renovations That Could Hurt Your Home’s Resale Value

As Canadian housing prices continue their rising trend, it’s no surprise that homeowners want the most out of their investment. And, while house flipping shows make value-adding renos seem a breeze, such projects aren’t always necessary – and some can even hurt the value of your home. Here, our friends from The Housing Block share tips on whether you really need those renos. Continue reading »