What Is The State Of The Vancouver, Canada Real Estate Market?

In Canada, real estate is not considered as an asset class. Rather, it’s treated as a financial instrument which involves risk.

How is cooperative insurance different than commercial insurance

In our childhood days, maybe we often used to think that the most dangerous thing on earth was our father’s frowning face just before the mathematics exam day. But now we realize that it was all because of our own good – so that we lead a happy life ahead. As a responsible family member, […]

3 Ways to Make Sure Your House Sells for the Right Price

When you’re selling your house, the last thing you want is to get an offer that’s lower than the actual value of your home. Unfortunately, certain factors can keep your home from selling for market price. The good news is that many of these factors are in your control and can be easily fixed.

Financing Basics for First-Time Rental Property Owners

Real Estate Investment is a profitable and risky venture and has produced many wealthy personalities; therefore, it’s not wrong to assume that purchasing real estate to earn an income is a good idea. It’s best to know the ropes first as you need to have a wide range of skills to become a landlord.  There […]

Assets that Increase Your Net Worth

  Buying assets that increase your net worth is a key strategy to building wealth. There are nearly endless assets that you can buy that will help you increase your net worth. I’ll narrow it down to a few of the more common ones that the average person has access to and can invest in. […]

5 Reasons Why You Should be Investing in Real Estate

While investing your money in the stock market is generally recommended by many different financial professionals, it can still be very volatile, and to build wealth, you need to be willing to ride the waves. If you’re looking to earn additional income without the stress of monitoring Wall Street, you may consider investing in real […]

Financing Home Improvement Projects Without Using Your Home’s Equity

If you are a homeowner or thinking about becoming one, then there may be some major projects or renovations that you’d like to do.  These could be expensive such as a kitchen or bathroom remodel or addition.  If you are planning to finance a home improvement, then one of the more common things to do is […]

Can You Buy a House With Student Loan Debt? Yes, Here’s How to Tackle It

While the idea of the house with the white picket fence has morphed and modernized, the dream of homeownership is still very real for the average American. And while the call of homeownership remains steadfast, the cost of higher education has increased dramatically, strapping even the most financially prepared students with student loan debt. There’s […]

Has the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Been a Success?

The new First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) has been around since September 2, 2019. Its goal is to provide first-time home buyers with a helping hand getting into the real estate market. When buying a home under the FTHBI, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) takes a five or 10 percent ownership stake in […]

How to Save Money While Updating an Old House

If you’re looking to sell your home, studies show it will cost an average of $15,200 to do it! What if you’re working with a tight budget? What if your home is old, and you’re worried that may drive costs up even more? The good news is that amount isn’t set in stone. It is […]