Property tax deferral programs, created to help seniors maintain affordability in their homes, are gaining traction across Canada.
Municipal overspending may be leading Canada’s largest cities into a financial crisis of their own – and taxpayers are on the hook.
When it comes to your credit, how do you rank? If you’re like the majority of Canadians, there’s a good chance you aren’t sure – our recent poll found 70% of respondents were in the dark about their credit score.
Looking to lower your property taxes? It’s possible – check out our tips for ensuring your home hasn’t been unfairly assessed – and what you can do about it!
We’re starting to witness the effects of last week’s guideline and policy changes for the secured lending industry. Potential first time home buyers aren’t the only ones feeling the belt tighten – many mortgage agents who cater to this market are biting their nails as buyers may increasingly choose to stick with the renting market. Looks like everything comes with a price – even affordability.
When my wife and I were shopping around for our first house, we actually looked at a number of homes in three vastly different and far-flung neighbourhoods within the City of Toronto. Along with a checklist comparing the pros and cons of the various houses we looked at, we also came up with a list of the attributes – and potential downsides – of each neighbourhood. Here’s a list to help get you started on your hunt.