Ask us just how easy it is to invest in real estate

Ask us just how easy it is to invest in real estate

First time investors are taking the equity in their home to secure their financial future. The following scenario is an actual example of a new condo available for sale today in the Yale Bloc development in Langley. The new home owners have been very successful with...
RRSP Basics: Questions Answered

RRSP Basics: Questions Answered

Guest post by Randy Cass, Welcome to RRSP season, otherwise known as the one time of year you’ll willingly read an article with RRSP in the title. It’s not a traditionally exciting topic, we get it, but it’s an important one. A little planning now will pay off big...
Bank of Canada Rate Announcement Jan 18th, 2017

Bank of Canada Rate Announcement Jan 18th, 2017

Looks like 2017 begins the same way 2016 ended, with the Bank of Canada announcing that it has maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 percent. While the Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 of a percent, with the deposit rate holding steady at 1/4 percent as...
CMHC to Increase Mortgage Insurance Premiums in March 2017

CMHC to Increase Mortgage Insurance Premiums in March 2017

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation announced this morning that they will be increasing mortgage insurance premiums on March 17th 2017. They were quick to outline that the changes would only amount to roughly a $5 increase per month for borrowers. Which was...
New First Time Home Buyer Government Downpayment Loan Explained

New First Time Home Buyer Government Downpayment Loan Explained

On December 15th 2016, the Government of British Columbia announced that it was taking bold action on housing and that they had created a program to help first time home buyers get into the housing market. The program offers an interest free loan of up to $37,500 for...