5 things to keep in mind when buying a vacation home

5 things to keep in mind when buying a vacation home

Are you at that point in your life when you’re thinking about a second home, perhaps a home away from home? Many Canadians love to buy a summer property where they can go to get away from it all and make new, happy memories. Here are a few tips to consider if you’re...
Everything you need to know about rate holds

Everything you need to know about rate holds

Some lenders will guarantee an interest rate for home buyers. This can be a useful tool for giving you some extra time as you finalize your home search and even when you finally begin negotiations. This guarantee is called a rate hold. If you walked into your local...
6 things to consider before buying a condo

6 things to consider before buying a condo

Not everyone who purchases a home wants a single detached home. For various reason, some homebuyers prefer condominiums. If you’re a first time condo buyer, here are a few tips to keep in mind to have a hassle-free experience. 1. Decide on a type Generally speaking,...
Weighing the pros and cons of reverse mortgages

Weighing the pros and cons of reverse mortgages

If you’re a homeowner over the age of 55, you may have heard of reverse mortgages. Basically, a reverse mortgage allows you to access a portion of your home’s value to use as cash flow. One of the benefits is that you don’t have to pay any interest of principal back...

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