Understanding How Home Equity Actually Works
If I have to listen to one more Canadian tell me that their home is, “The best investment I ever m [more]
4 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Pay Down Your Mortgage ASAP
Although most financial experts agree that you want to pay off your mortgage as soon as possible, th [more]
IntelliMortgage Review – Is a DIY Mortgage Right for You?
If the HGTV-driven acronym DIY can apply to building a deck or renovating your kitchen, IntelliMortg [more]
Mortgage Broker vs Bank Mortgage Specialist?
A few years ago, when I made my first home purchase, I was inundated with recommendations on who to [more]
3 Ways Renting in your Twenties Will Help Your Retirement
I was watching my boy Preet Banerjee on Global News the other day and wasn’t surprised to hear him [more]
How to Avoid Bad Tenants
Not that I've had a plethora of tenant experiences to choose from... but I do have a few experiences [more]
A Reply to Young – Is the Smith Maneuver Risky?
One of the things that I really like about our website here at Y & T is that you get a variety o [more]
Why I Didn’t use a Realtor to Buy
As some of you know, I have had the opportunity to be involved in two real estate transactions so fa [more]
Is the Smith Manoeuvre Risky?
In the past, I was very much interested in starting the Smith Manoeuvre so that my mortgage interest [more]
Why I Went With My Manitoba Credit Union for My Mortgage
If you were following my adventures from earlier in the summer, you know that I was looking at re-up [more]
Tax Deductions On Rental Property Income In Canada
After looking into real estate and if it was truly a viable option in Canada today, I decided that I [more]
Building Fourplex Apartments/Condos In Canada
Until a few weeks ago I had never really thought of investing in real estate.  By far the main fact [more]
What to Consider Before Buying a Condo
Some pundits might say to the title of this post "how considering not buying it?" Well, much to m [more]
The ONE
If you’ve got a ton of questions about buying your first home, you’re not alone. Join @RBC_Canad [more]
What Low Interest Rates Mean for New Homeowners and Prospective Buyers
If you've purchased a home in the past few years, or are thinking of becoming a homeowner soon, chan [more]
Advantages of Owning Versus Renting
Buying a home is often one of the largest purchases that an individual will make in his or her lifet [more]
How Much Space Do You Really Need?
It is probably safe to say that most of North America is accustomed to living in 2600 square feet ho [more]
How Much Home Can I Afford?
Buying a home is a big deal. It is a long commitment (think 25 years) and a lot of debt. It's certai [more]
The Rent vs Buy Debate
Much to everyone's disappointment I have been considering buying a condo (though a cheap condo that [more]
Is it Worth it to Buy a House that’s a Fixer-Upper?
Rising house prices are a good thing for a homeowner. It means rising home equity and a stronger bal [more]