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?
The province of Ontario has announced it will introduce new home inspector regulations to better protect home buyers. Here’s what you need to know about hiring an inspector – and spot a few problem areas on your own.
CREA has hiked their housing market forecast for this year and next as high demand persists despite rising prices. How affordable is the housing market in your region? Read on for our breakdown.
The Ontario province has announced that inclusionary housing is coming to the province, meaning cities will have the power to mandate minimum low-income housing be included in all new developments. How will this affect the market? Read on for our breakdown.
The latest housing market assessment has been released by the CMHC and it has ranked what it feels are the riskiest Canadian markets. Is your city on the list? Read on to find out.
Real estate prices may be high in Canada’s biggest markets, but that’s not stopping millennial buyers from making an impact on the market. From new condo developments to a spike in renos, here’s how this buyer group influences the market – and what they value most.
With new mortgage rules hitting the market, owning a home may be out of reach for many would be buyers. Considering your rental options instead? RentSeeker shares their top three picks for affordable rental markets.
There are new Liberal changes for the Home Buyer’s Plan in store, including expanding eligibility beyond first-time buyers. Here’s how the program is changing – and how it could impact your retirement savings.