Real Estate

Owning U.S. Real Estate- Tax Structures

Owning U.S. Real Estate- Tax Structures

Don't worry readers, I didn't end up buying U.S. real estate, but admittedly I was very tempted and enchanted by the idea that I ended up doing a bit of...
Know Your Mortgage Penalty

Know Your Mortgage Penalty

With my new zest to pay my mortgage down faster it made sense to do a little research in regards to the maximum allowed payments I could make on my...
Why I am Paying Down My Mortgage More Aggressively

Why I am Paying Down My Mortgage More Aggressively

I never thought I would say this because initially when I bought my condo I thought I would use the mortgage interest to offset my work at home income or...
4 Ways to Pay your Mortgage Off Faster

4 Ways to Pay your Mortgage Off Faster

Our mortgages (if you have one) are by far the largest investment that you will make in your lifetime.  At the ripe old age of 31 (I kid, I kid)...
4 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Pay Down Your Mortgage ASAP

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, there are some instances in which it makes sense not to pay off...
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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, IntelliMortgage’s Rob McLister and Deon Yu believe that surely the same principles can be applied...
Mortgage Broker vs Bank Mortgage Specialist

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 use for my potential mortgage.  It was overwhelming to say the...
How to Avoid Bad Tenants

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 where I am able to compare and contrast and see what...
A Reply to Young Is the Smith Maneuver Risky

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 of perspectives and thoughts from a few different...
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