Tag Archives: Real Estate

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Breaking down the real costs of buying a home


Pat Foran and Investor Education Fund share factors you should consider when deciding to buy a home or rent. To learn more check out our Buy or rent calculator. MORE

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Poll: How much of your net worth (%) is tied into your home?

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

Poll: How much of your net worth (%) is tied into your home? MORE

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Snowbird pitfalls: Considerations for Canadians looking to buy property in the U.S.

POSTED BY Alison Griffiths

I’ve been a (working) snowbird in Florida for 5 years and I love it. My husband and I feel very fortunate. But, like everything else, there’s a learning curve. MORE

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Cottage Envy

POSTED BY Lesley Scorgie

There are few places in Canada’s busy metropolitan areas where you can stare at the Milky Way with a crackling campfire in the background holding a glass of wine in one hand and mosquito repellant in the other. MORE

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Smart Buying Begins with Knowledge

POSTED BY Lesley Scorgie

Before you start shopping around for property, online or with an agent, do your research. First, determine what you can afford based on your current income, not what you hope your income will be in the future. MORE

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