Concerns Millennials Have About Buying a Home

Concerns Millennials Have About Buying a Home

Millennials are starting to wonder if they’ll ever be able to afford a home. With record high sale prices, stricter mortgage regulations, and a large boomer population that’s downsizing, millennials have a lot to worry about. However, they shouldn’t stress too much yet. Here, we debunk these top 5 concerns millennials have about buying a … Continued

2018 Mortgage Consumer Survey Results: Home Buyers Edition

2018 Mortgage Consumer Survey Results: Home Buyers Edition

The recently released 2018 Mortgage Consumer Survey provides some real insights into the concerns and experiences of homebuyers between March 2017 and 2019. Some of the facts might even surprise you. Here are the main takeaways.   More Than 1/3 Felt Uncertain Although most first-time home buyers felt financially ready to purchase a home, many … Continued

First Time Home Buyer Program in Ontario

First Time Home Buyer Program in Ontario

Tired of renting, but not sure if you can afford to buy a home? The First Time Home Buyer Program in Ontario is designed to help you buy a home, even if you don’t have enough money for a down payment saved up just yet. There are important details to cover which homebuyers may not … Continued

How to Find Your Perfect Home in Ottawa

How to Find Your Perfect Home in Ottawa

Ready to jump into homeownership? Before you take that leap, it’s imperative to take some time to carefully consider all of the factors that you’re looking for to identify the best home to suit your needs and lifestyle. By fully understanding your list of wants and needs, you can be better equipped to obtain the … Continued

5 Roadtrips to Take in Canada This Summer

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If you haven’t explored Canada yet, now’s a perfect time! There is so much to discover in our own backyard. And as the second largest country in the world with an endless variety of landscapes, Canada was made for road tripping. If you’re ready to explore the Great White North, here are 5 road trips … Continued

7 Best Cities to Live in Canada in 2019

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From the east coast to the west coast – there’s a perfect city for your lifestyle in Canada. If you’re planning to move this year, be sure to check out these 7 best cities to live in Canada in 2019 before deciding!   Ottawa, ON Our nation’s capital is one of the best cities to … Continued

What Is a HELOC Mortgage?

What Is a HELOC Mortgage?

A home equity line of credit, otherwise known as a HELOC, is a secured line of credit that allows homeowners to borrow and re-borrow against their home. How does it differ from a conventional loan? A stand-alone HELOC cannot exceed 65% of the value of your home. If the HELOC is a second mortgage or … Continued

2019 Trends in the Real Estate Market in Ottawa

2019 Trends in the Real Estate Market in Ottawa

How has the Ottawa real estate market shaped up so far this year? This city continues to be a hot market with steady growth and sales. Agents are even starting to see bidding wars throughout popular areas and homes selling for well over asking this year. So what’s driving the demand in Ottawa? Here we’ll … Continued

The 5 Long-term Implications of Renting vs. Owning

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Trying to figure out if you should continue to rent or buy a home instead? We’ll show you what the long-term implications of renting vs. owning are so you can make a better-informed decision for your budget and lifestyle.   Renting Isn’t Always Better For Your Budget Unless you can find a landlord who will … Continued