Recent federal budget information has revealed that Canada's housing agency, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), may now offer home buyers up to 10% of the purchase price of a home to qualified applicants, bringing down the mortgage load for borrowers.
This year’s Canadian real estate trends have been geared towards navigating uncertainty. As fast-paced technological and social change transforms how people live and work, the real estate sector faces rising pressure to respond with new ideas.
If you're considering purchasing real estate–whether you intend to use the property yourself for housing or business or as an investment property–it is important to understand the different kinds of buildings that are available. Here is what you need to know about the six kinds of buildings on the market.
Many people are looking to get involved in the real estate market, either for personal reasons or investment purposes. If you have not considered purchasing overseas, here are a few reasons you may want to reconsider.
Getting a mortgage when you are self-employed can be difficult, especially in light of all the changes that have been made when it comes to qualifying.
Personalizing your home with decor is one of the most exciting parts of homeownership. The summer season is a great time to add some finishing touches or even completely redecorate your space.
A home insurance policy is a legal contract. It’s written so that your rights and responsibilities as well as those of the insurance company are clearly stated.
As the market continues to change and property becomes more expensive, more people are choosing to rent.
The idea of selling their own home is something that many sellers contemplate at one time or another.
When a new buyer enters the real estate market, there are several things that are assessed in order to determine whether or not they can afford their purchase. The most important of these are income, down payment and credit score.