So you just bought your first home – now it’s time to protect your brand new asset! Here’s everything you need to know about getting home insurance for the very first time.
Bidding wars can make purchasing a home incredibly challenging, especially in Toronto and Vancouver. Read on to learn more about how they work, and how to keep your emotions – and budget – under control.
Fixed rate mortgages are pretty straightforward, but a variable rate mortgage depends on the Bank of Canada’s overnight lending rate. So what happens if that rate should change? Read on to find out!
First-time homebuyers are faced with a number of challenges – from saving for a down payment to winning a bidding war in Canada’s hottest housing markets. Here are some reasons why you may want to consider delaying the purchase of your dream home.
Many first-time buyers know that a property with a rental unit is a great way to help cover mortgage payments and other living expenses. But if you’re considering going the Airbnb route, there are several points to consider.
Millennials are starting to become first-time home buyers, and as of late, there’s been a large focus on how they will impact the real estate market. But with Canadian house prices continuing to rise at an increasingly rapid rate, is owning a home truly a priority anymore?
Buying a home is one of the most exciting yet intimidating things to do. The idea of owning your own place is thrilling, yet the prospect of having a mortgage can terrify even those who are already financial savvy. Read on for our do’s and don’ts when buying a home.
The real estate market is a daunting place to be for the first time, especially in big cities. Skyrocketing home prices and bidding wars make the dream of homeownership seem out of reach for some first-timers – mostly millennials. So, what’s still motivating property virgins to take the home-owning plunge?
Are millennials driving the real estate market in Canada? A new BMO study finds 76% plan on becoming homeowners soon. But are they financially prepared?