12 Dec 2014
December 12, 2014

Advice on Gifting A Home to a Child

Contributed By John Drake, VP & Senior Investment Advisor, The Drake Wealth Group Personal Finance: Gifting a Home to a Child As housing prices in many major metropolitan areas continue to rise, home ownership is becoming increasingly difficult for the younger generation. As such, some parents and grandparents may consider helping their children with the.. read more →

The Fall Home Buying Report from BMO Bank of Montreal has revealed that over 40 per cent of people who are actively looking to buy a home are expecting to pay 21 per cent more ($83,556) than they were at the beginning of their house hunting journeys. According to Martin Nel, the Vice President of.. read more →

Canadians who are considering buying property in popular snowbird cities south of the border (read: warm cities like those found in Florida, Arizona and Nevada) should act soon as prices remain far below peak levels seen in 2006, but are expected to begin to rise shortly. “Now, with the American economy and employment gaining strength,.. read more →

The Globe and Mail maintains an up-to-date interactive map of Toronto’s neighbourhoods and their home prices, as well as their increase or decrease in prices over time. It’s worth having a look at if you’re new to Toronto, are planning on moving to Toronto, thinking about buying or selling, or are just plain curious. Do.. read more →

If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market, having  proof a radon inspection might be a wise investment. Radon is a toxic gas that is kind of like asbestos and mold’s ugly cousin. Homeowners hear about it once in a while, but it’s not usually in the media spotlight. It can be just.. read more →