Coming soon: Property Tax DUE DATE

Coming soon: Property Tax DUE DATE

Just as sure as the school year draws to a close and the summertime sun starts to shine, it happens…your Property Tax Bill arrives.  We want to help make the process as painless and simple as possible for you. Below you will find a list of various ways to pay...
Bank of Canada Rate Announcement May 25th, 2016

Bank of Canada Rate Announcement May 25th, 2016

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/4 per cent. The global economy is evolving largely as the Bank projected in its April...
Can I Give Someone The Downpayment to Buy My House?

Can I Give Someone The Downpayment to Buy My House?

Although it might not always be this straightforward, the question “Can I give someone the downpayment to buy my house?” presents itself in many different ways. And the answer to all of them is no, well… except in one circumstance, but we will get to...
A List on Cool Stuff for Kids

A List on Cool Stuff for Kids

If you have kids, you already know they play. Everywhere. All the time. So here are some great ideas for their bedrooms, playrooms, backyards, and anywhere else they are able to have fun, so you can possibly (not likely) contain them to a specific area in your house....
Mortgage Costs About to Rise

Mortgage Costs About to Rise

Non-bank lenders rely heavily on securitization (selling mortgages to investors to raise money). They then lend that money out to new borrowers. This July, that’s about to get a whole lot more complicated…and costly. Big changes are afoot in the mortgage business, and...