It may seem like the wrong time to hit the housing market – but holiday house hunting has some great advantages. Here’s why it’s worth trudging through the snow to that open house.
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Considering buying a vacation home south of the border? Snowbird destinations like Florida and Arizona may offer relief from the cold and snow – but Canadian buyers can get frozen out by American mortgage rates. Here are 3 options for financing that U.S. home, from our friends at The Housing Block.
Looking for some inspiration in the kitchen? These grocery apps will help you make the most of what’s on your list with cost-saving recipes, coupons and more. Read on for our top 4 reviews.
The latest slew of mobile payment apps just might be enough to convince Canadians to leave their physical wallets at home. Hot on the heels of Apple Pay, here are 5 options that make shopping a chic and secure experience, from resident finance tech expert Justin Kozuch.
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.
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.
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.
Looking to put your home on the market? Don’t sell yourself short by failing to upgrade it before hand. Our friends from The Housing Block share their top 10 ways to amp up your home’s market appeal.
The CRA may have granted Canadians an extension on their taxes to May 5th… but many Canadians are still dragging their feet on filing. Just can’t get motivated? Accountant pro Amir Azami shares his top tips for getting around to it… and what you should know about tax credits, software, and more.
Living expenses can be huge in college or university. Living in a dorm or off-campus housing can cost up to $30,000 over four years! But would you consider actually buying a home for your child to live in while at school? Here’s a look at the pros and cons of creating student housing equity.