Find the Right Home

Understand your housing options, choose your priorities and select your homebuying professionals.   Think long term when buying a home. What kind of home do you need now? What will you need in 5 to 10 years? Consider: the location and neighbourhood the size of the property and home the type of home — for example, detached, […]

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Here’s what you need to know about the First-time Home Buyer Incentive

The government’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) comes into effect today. The program, aimed at making it easier for young people to buy their first home by lowering new buyers’ monthly mortgage payments. According to the program, which was introduced by the Liberals in their 2019 budget, the federal government will absorb five per cent […]

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Revisions to the stress test would help slower housing markets

Anyone looking for more proof a national housing market exists only in mortgage lenders’ vaults and bureaucratic hallways should review the June report from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). Yes, mortgage providers, most operating across the country, must look at their businesses from a national perspective. If one area of the country is doing […]

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