What are some of the best things to buy in October? Check out the items you can save big on this month – from your Thanksgiving turkey, to a new car.
Will the Bank of Canada cut interest rates for a third time this year? The September forecast is out from RateSupermarket.ca’s expert mortgage panel. Read on for their take on this month’s fixed and variable mortgage rates.
Lifestyle inflation means the more you earn, the more you spend – and it’s a phenomenon that can put your homeownership, savings and retirement goals at risk. Here are a few tips for avoiding a shift in your spending habits.
Condo incentives are extra features tossed in by developers to reel in buyers – ranging from guaranteed rent income to new cars. Here’s a sample of the goodies up for grabs in some markets.
The Conservative government announced it plans to expand the maximum withdrawal amount for the Home Buyer’s Plan to $35,000. This is the most recent pre-election promise targeting home buyers struggling with steep affordability – but will this measure help, or hurt, the housing market?
Buying a home today really is less affordable than in decades past, a cross-generational consensus gathered by RateSupermarket.ca reveals.
Our Not Your Mother’s Mortgage survey finds only 46 per cent of today’s millennials (born between 1980 – 2000) are currently in the position to become owners in their region – 30 per cent fewer than non-millennials (born 1979 and earlier).
Thinking of buying a former grow-op? Such properties can be steeply discounted, even in Canada’s hottest markets – but insurers and mortgage lenders may refuse to back your home purchase.
For many city dwellers, a detached house with yard is out of reach financially – and the need to move to afford a bigger home is a reality. Is swapping the city for suburban square footage worth it? One homeowner shares her story – and her commute time.
Phantom real estate bids are a common pressure tactic used in hot markets – but the Real Estate Council of Ontario is taking measures to fight the practice as of July 1. Here’s what you need to know.
When it comes to managing your money, you want the pros you work with to have your best interest at heart. Here’s how to be a smart consumer, whether you’re house hunting, shopping for a credit card, or paying with new technology.