An RRSP is viewed as long-term investment, but it can come in handy for big purchases that you want to make right now, like a new house. You can get up to $50,000 tax-free by looking to the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), a Government…
Wondering where to save your home down payment for the best returns? Investing your savings can yield results, but come with plenty of risk. Read on to learn more about your options when savings for a home purchase.
Thinking of buying a home in the next few years? One way to build up your down payment is through investing. Here’s now this process compares to putting your savings into a TFSA or HISA.
Are you planning to buy a home? You’ll need to shell out for at least part of your purchase up front. Saving for a down payment is an important part of the home buying process – and the size of your down payment can even impact how much of a mortgage you qualify for.
Is it ever smart to buy a house with a credit card? The ability to pay the deposit for new condos was recently introduced by a real estate website – but is it a safe – or smart – way to buy real estate? Here are the potential buyer pitfalls you should know about.
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?
CMHC and Genworth have announced they are increasing their insurance premiums for mortgage borrowers paying less than 10% down on their home purchases by 15%. How will this affect your ability to buy? Read on to learn more.
Looking to get a mortgage – this is the best place to start! Read on for all of the resources you need to learn about mortgages.
Ready to find that perfect starter home? The search can be exciting – but also heartbreaking if expectations and reality don’t quite match. Here’s how to set realistic goals for your first home.
Trying to save that down payment? It’s no secret that it takes time, patience, and a solid savings strategy. Read on for 4 ways to save up, faster.