Step 1 - Your Credit Score Whether you qualify for a mortgage through a bank, credit union or other financial institution, you should be aiming for a credit score of 680 for at least one borrower (or guarantor), especially if you are putting under … [Read more...] about 7 Steps for Mortgage Prep
Along with holiday joy come holiday bills, to avoid a sleigh-size tab, plan ahead to save money and maximize the payoff. Here are a few quick tips to make the holidays less stressful on your wallet! Order Online: Avoid getting stuck in the … [Read more...] about Maximize your Holiday Budget
A vast majority of parents are currently supporting their children (ages 18-35 years) financially, spending an average of $5,623 per year! This is an extensive additional cost that most parents cannot afford. In fact, over 30% of parents are seeing … [Read more...] about How To Talk To Your Kids About Finances
It is hard to believe it is Fall already! Even though Fall has already started, there are a few things you can do still to ensure your home is well-prepared for the season: Inspect Your Gutters: This time of year it is important to clean and … [Read more...] about Fall Home Tips
In the last decade, climate change and energy efficiency have become top of mind for many Canadians. From wanting to do our part by recycling to making our home as energy efficient as possible, there are so many benefits to being environmentally and … [Read more...] about 6 Smart Ways To Cut Your Energy Costs
As a first-time buyer, I am here to give you some tips on homebuyer mistakes to be on the lookout for so you can avoid them for the best experience possible! Thinking You Don’t Need a Real Estate Agent You might be able to find a … [Read more...] about Avoid These First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes
So, you are looking to purchase a second property! Congratulations! This is a great opportunity for you to expand your financial portfolio and ensure stability for the future. However, before you launch into this purchase there are a few things you … [Read more...] about Investment and Vacation Property 101
According to RE/MAX, one of the biggest trends for Canadian homeowners in 2021 are move-up buyers looking to purchase a home that offers more space for them and their families. In fact, this is true for a whopping 29% of Canadians! Unsurprisingly, … [Read more...] about Looking to Upsize Your Home?