Canadian home prices have been steadily rising – in fact, the pace they’ve risen at is the 4th fastest in the world, according to a new Scotiabank report. Here’s what you should know if you’re trying to enter the market, or are already a homeowner.
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?
It’s a mortgage evolution – the home buying experience has come a long way over the decades – and continues to change. Here’s what you need to know, plus this week’s top headlines.
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).
The Conservative government has promised a new renovation tax credit should they be re-elected this October. The tax credit sounds great on paper – but will homeowners really save?
Good news for prospective home buyers and landlords: the CMHC has announced that 100% of profit from an income suite can be used toward your mortgage qualification, Previously, only 50% was allowed. Read on to see how this can affect your home financing.
Just bought a home? Now it’s time to get life insurance for your mortgage. Here’s what you should know about choosing the right policy and term.
Would you move from the city to the suburb? Shrinking home affordability is an increasing issue as prices in urban centres push past the $1-million mark.
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.