The federal government has launched a new program that offers homeowners grants to retrofit their homes and make them more energy-efficient. The Canada Greener Home Grants program, funded to the tune of $2.6 billion, will offer homeowners grants of up to $5,000 that can be put toward energy-saving projects such as:Read More →

Whether you’re looking to buy your first home, or trading up to a larger one, there are many costs — on top of the purchase price — that you must figure into your calculation of affordability. These extra fees, such as taxes and other additional costs, could surprise you with an unwanted financial nightmareRead More →

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars When You Buy How Sellers Set Their Asking Price For you to understand how much to offer for a home you’re interested in, it’s important for you to know how sellers price their homes. Here are 4 common strategies you’ll start to recognize whenRead More →

The Liberals’ new majority gives them all the power they need to influence Canada’s mortgage market. Interest rates, mortgage policy and affordable housing initiatives will all be affected. Here’s some of what the mortgage market can expect from Mr. Trudeau’s new government: Higher bond yields: Balancing the budget is notRead More →