Farewell 2017

Farewell 2017

2017 is drawing to a close, and we’re looking forward to welcoming the new year and the opportunities it may bring. It’s been a year of many mortgage rule changes, new regulations, mortgage stress test, foreign buyer tax, and more. The one thing that hasn’t changed is...
3 cost-saving programs for first-time home buyers

3 cost-saving programs for first-time home buyers

If you’re worried about the cost of buying your first home, you might be interested in several Canadian programs designed to make it easier for first-time homebuyers to get into a new home. Home Buyer’s Plan Canadian Revenue Agency’s Home Buyer’s Plan allows...
3 reasons to buy a home (and 4 reasons not to)

3 reasons to buy a home (and 4 reasons not to)

Buying your first home is one of the largest emotional and financial decisions you’ll ever make, so it’s critical that your decision to purchase a home is an informed one. Do the research, get the knowledge, and be informed. Although buying a home almost always seems...
7 ways to repurpose a spare bedroom

7 ways to repurpose a spare bedroom

Did your last child move away to university? Did you buy a house with one too many bedrooms? There are various reasons we might find ourselves with an unassigned bedroom. Our default urge is to use it for storage. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 7 ways to...
4 reasons to clean your ducts this summer

4 reasons to clean your ducts this summer

Last winter, you had your furnace on a lot. Each time it ran, the air it blew through the ducts and out the vents would circulate the air in your home. Anything in the air would circulate as well, including dust, pet dander, and pollen. When the furnace shuts off,...