October 2022

How Do You Buy a House Before Selling One?

Posted on Oct 19, 2022 in First-Time Buyers

How Do You Buy a House Before Selling One

The COVID-19 pandemic certainly turned Canada’s housing market on its head. Many had anticipated a significant crash in the early days of the coronavirus public health crisis, but the opposite transpired, with a big change in consumer buying and selling patterns. Many Canadian homeowners experienced enormous equity gains on their residential proper...

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How To Get a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

Posted on Oct 10, 2022 in Mortgages

How To Get a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

Despite the coronavirus pandemic leading to a so-called Great Resignation that has produced a labour shortage in North America and Europe, fewer Canadians are embracing entrepreneurship, bucking the growing trend south of the border. Before the global health crisis, there were close to 2.9 million self-employed Canadians. Today, Statistics Canada d...

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Why Fall Might Be the Best Time to Sell Your Home

Posted on Oct 10, 2022 in Market Conditions

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About the time pumpkin spice lattes hit the menu at your local café you may want to have your house ready to hit the market. Why? Next to spring, fall is arguably the best time to sell your home. In fact, it may even have some advantages over the spring market. Read on to learn why fall might be the best time to wear plaid, indulge in everything pu...

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Is Affordability In Sight for the Canadian Housing Market?

Posted on Oct 07, 2022 in Market Conditions

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Affordability is a hot topic in Canadian housing market. Rising interest rates, intended to combat inflation, are significantly impacting homebuyers and in turn, sellers. Thus, home prices have begun to moderate from their record highs, but any savings is being offset by the higher cost of borrowing. It is no surprise that affordability is such a f...

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Building Credit History with Rent Payments

Posted on Oct 06, 2022 in Renting

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It only takes a few bad decisions or a few months of hard times before your credit score plummets, and once it’s low, it can be very difficult to build it back up. Sometimes it isn’t enough to just make payments on time, and you might need a little help with building your credit history.

An easy way to help build up your credit score is by incorpora...

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Is Now the Best Time to Sell?

Posted on Oct 05, 2022 in Market Conditions

Selling your home is not only a big decision financially, but also emotionally. Your home is no longer the bricks, drywall, and hardwood floors you fell in love with when you bought it. You have tackled some of life’s many milestones and made memories inside the house you now call a home. Whether you have simply grown out of the house, are choosing...

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