Tag Archives: Home Equity

5 ways to tap your home for cash in retirement

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Whether you’re planning on selling or staying, here are a few ways you can tap into your home equity to help the cash keep flowing in retirement. MORE

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Could you be your own real estate agent? Ask yourself these questions first

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In some of Canada’s hottest real estate markets, it seems like houses sell themselves – and with bidding wars driving prices up, up, up, you might wonder whether or not you need to bother hiring a real estate agent in the first place. MORE

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Refinancing your home? 5 things to consider

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This year’s home-buying season started with a bang when one of Canada’s major banks dropped its mortgage rate. These record-low rates are obviously appealing to people looking to buy their first home, and people looking to upgrade their current one. MORE

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Retirement and Money Part 3 – Homes and Retirement Income

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One of the great modern day financial delusions is that the value of your home will help pay for your retirement. This will not happen for most people. Face it now and start saving properly for your senior years using tax-free savings accounts or registered retirement savings plans. MORE

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