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Small Incentives That Keep Your Tenants Happy

Small Incentives That Keep Your Tenants Happy

With mortgage interest rates so low, now is a great time to own a rental property. One major reason that people shy away from investment properties, however, is tenants. Tenants can be a nightmare, or they can be a great asset. A happy tenant will take care of your property,… Read More


How a green mortgage could help you and the environment

How a green mortgage could help you and the environment

A green mortgage, or to give it its correct name, an energy-efficient mortgage, is a program that has been designed to enable people to make their homes more energy-efficient. They are not second mortgages so you don’t have to make a separate payment each month, and they can be used… Read More


Do-it-yourself home fixes

Do-it-yourself home fixes

Most people don’t realize how easy it is to fix up your house yourself, and instead instantly call a contractor every time they need something done. Doing work on your own can save you tons of money that would have been spent on a handyman, and you get the bonus… Read More


Creating Curb Appeal for a Quicker Sale

Creating Curb Appeal for a Quicker Sale

The current economic state has many looking for a way to minimize their costs. One of the many ways people are trying to combat the economy is by downsizing. From downgrading their SUV’s to a sedan, switching from name brand products to generic, and even downsizing their living spaces for… Read More


How much of your money should go to your mortgage?

How much of your money should go to your mortgage?

Buying your first home is an exciting and often overwhelming process. Of course you are thrilled to find the elements of a home that excite you and that you’ve always dreamed of having, but you’re also a bit scared of the associated costs that come along with home ownership. You’ve… Read More


Canadian Banks Lowering Mortgage Rates

Canadian Banks Lowering Mortgage Rates

With Canada’s first economic decline since the 2009 recession, Canadian banks are lowering their mortgage rates. The domestic product fell .1% from April-June, for an annualized .4%. With this small decline investors got jittery, moving towards bonds and causing a drop in long term interest rates. Bonds are closely… Read More


How to help your kid pay for college

How to help your kid pay for college

A child’s college education has recently become one of the largest expenses for the typical family. However, fear not; there are many options by which you, the doting parent, can help your child save for college and learn a bit of financial responsibility on the side. Utilize the government Take… Read More


Top Three Locations to Buy a Rental Property

Top Three Locations to Buy a Rental Property

Numerous investors are attempting to find the best locations in Canada to purchase a rental home for investment purposes. Investors are familiar with markets in Canada such as Toronto and Vancouver, but the housing prices in these areas have nearly doubled in the last 10 years. Investors are seeking other… Read More


How to Get Student Loans For Bad Credit Approved in Canada

How to Get Student Loans For Bad Credit Approved in Canada

Post-secondary education in Canada can be extremely expensive, costing students well over $50,000. In fact, full-time students in Canada paid approximately $16,600 in university expenses for one year in 2014-2015. This is a significant amount of money and many students and their families simply don’t have the necessary fund to… Read More



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