3 Ways to Pay Down Your Mortgage Today!

3 Ways to Pay Down Your Mortgage Today!

Mortgages are funny things. When you’re buying a house, you can’t wait to hear these words: “Your mortgage has been approved”. But what that really means is that you are going to be a homeowner. And as discussed in the previous article, there is a lifestyle element of...
“Why” People Buy Residential Real Estate

“Why” People Buy Residential Real Estate

Yoda may have said, “…do or do not; there is no try”, but if you’re going to “do”— buy a home, for instance—for the love of Star Wars, know why you’re doing it. Savvy business practice dictates that before making a decision you should know the “why?” Simon Sinek...
Is There a “Housing Bubble” in Canada?

Is There a “Housing Bubble” in Canada?

Since at least 2008, there have been repeated bursts of commentary that there is a housing bubble in Canada. Those comments have generally assumed that rapid growth in house prices (or a rising ratio of house prices versus incomes or of house prices versus rents) is...