How home equity can create greater financial security

How home equity can create greater financial security

Owning a home just makes sense for most Canadians. A place to live and possibly raise a family that builds equity over time is sound financial planning. As home values increase and mortgage principal gets paid down, your equity grows. That equity is an ideal resource...
You bought your first home! Now what?

You bought your first home! Now what?

Closing day is the day when you finally achieve your goal: you take legal possession and finally get to call your new house your own. You are sure to feel great relief and satisfaction, but remember that the home buying process isn’t over just yet. There are quite a...
All you need to know about making a home offer

All you need to know about making a home offer

Once you’ve found the home you want to purchase, you must present the seller with an Offer to Purchase or an Agreement of Purchase and Sale. Work with your real estate agent and a lawyer/notary in preparing your offer. Remember that the Offer to Purchase or Agreement...
6 key sources for finding your dream home

6 key sources for finding your dream home

Once you figure out what you can afford to pay for a house and obtain a pre‐qualified mortgage, you’re ready to start searching. There are a variety of sources you can use to find the home that is right for you. Here are just 6: 1. Word of mouth By telling everyone...