Why The Toronto Real Estate Market Is Still A Sound Investment

Why The Toronto Real Estate Market Is Still A Sound Investment

The Toronto real estate market is a complex arena that has some investors running from the city. Some officials have pointed to the increase in construction in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the prevalence of condominium investors who are expecting to flip the properties when they are finished. There has been some slowing in…

What You Need to Know About Canadian Mortgages for the Self Employed

If you’re self employed, you already know how hard it can be to get a Canadian mortgage for someone without a traditional job. Being self employed shouldn’t be punitive; you’re going to need to get creative about your financing if want to get a home or refinance your current home. When you work with a…

Comparing Canada and United States Housing Finance Systems – Some Interesting Facts

Comparing Canada and United States Housing Finance Systems – Some Interesting Facts

Canadian government does not have a goal of increasing the rate of home ownership. Rather, they encourage the availability of housing across a variety of tenure types – home ownership, rental housing, supportive housing and transitional housing. The housing needs of low-income Canadians are addressed through government assistance programs. In the United States, federal policy…