Is it a good idea to use RSPs to buy a home? The Home Buyers’ Plan can help you get your downpayment together, faster. MoneyWise writer Rubina shares her experience tapping into the plan.
Looking for the best mortgage apps? From pre-qualification to paying your deposit, these apps will make the home buying process much smoother.
CREA has revised its forecast for 2015 home prices, as they’re expected to rise even faster than anticipated. What does this mean for prospective buyers looking to own a home in the new year?
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.
The CMHC recently announced higher fees for MBS- the mortgage-backed securities lenders pool together to minimize risk. How will you be affected?
Should you buy a rent-to-own home? This payment method can help those without savings or credit history become homeowners – but can be costly in the long run. Here’s what you need to know.
A recent RECO survey finds many home buyers find purchase and sale agreements to be confusing – yet they’re a vital part of the home buying process. Here’s what you need to know about understanding these contracts – and how to make them work in your favour.
Considering getting a US mortgage? Buying property stateside can be a great investment – but there are some key differences to expect when applying for an American mortgage. Here’s what you need to know.
Mortgage rules B-21 and B-20 received an update this week, as OSFI introduced changes that target income assessment and assets for borrowers. Could this limit your ability to qualify for a mortgage? Read on for the full story.
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.