Know What You Can Afford Before You Buy a Home

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BMO. All opinions are my own. Everyone knows that home prices are insane in Canada, but despite how much we complain, many homeowners love seeing their property values go up in price. It’s first-time homeowners - who are usually younger - that really end [...]

By | 2018-06-03T00:41:27+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|My Money, Personal Finance, Real Estate|

Save $30,000 in 30-Minutes by Picking the Right Mortgage

I love to shop around! Nothing excites me more than getting the perfect deal, but it’s also about the right fit. Ever since my wife and I moved into our home, we spent hours picking out the paint colours and furniture. Honestly, I didn’t care that much, but this is our home, so I understand [...]

By | 2016-12-06T23:45:19+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Personal Finance, Real Estate|

The Average Income to buy a Home in the GTA is how Much?

When my wife and I bought our home, we made the decision to not to go over $450K. We were approved for much more (like $1 million plus), but it was just way outside of our comfort zone. Even though we had a huge down payment, we just didn’t feel comfortable borrowing a ton of money [...]

By | 2016-12-06T23:45:19+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Personal Finance, Real Estate|