Metroland Media Every investor wants to know how to invest better, end up with more money, and do well. And while it seems hard, here’s the truth: there’s actually a road map to follow. It’s not exciting, and it doesn’t involve secret tips or hot stocks…but it does likely leaveRead More →

Lot’s of Canadians have one credit card, or multiple credit cards. Test your knowledge and see the bottom of this blog for tips on boosting credit scores and other helpful blog topics. (NC) 1. Are there any costs to taking a cash advance on my credit card? Yes. As soonRead More →

Urban beauty, wonderful architecture, tree-lined streets, very friendly people and lower costs for real estate. Global debt and economic uncertainty dominate contemporary discussions yet in Hamilton, much of that uncertainty has been mitigated by the overall sense of Hamilton’s positive character, years of efforts to renew and revitalize broadly, andRead More →

The next generation of real estate investors will be risk averse, long-term planners and will use technology for all aspects of their investment lifecycle. These investors will be from the millennial generation. This past year marked the first time that millennials became the largest generation in the Canadian workforce. AccordingRead More →

IMPORTANT FEDERAL UPDATE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE Finance Minister Bill Morneau today announced changes to the rules for government- backed mortgage insurance to contain risks in the housing market, reduce taxpayer exposure and support long-term stability. Effective February 15, 2016, the minimum down payment for new insured mortgages willRead More →

There are quite a number of variables to consider when purchasing a residential income property. You’ll likely want to eventually engage with a real estate agent, but prior to doing so it is important to conduct as much research as possible. Remember to approach the purchase with an unbiased attitudeRead More →

(NC) When buying a home, there was a time when we began with a drive around the neighbourhood with a real estate agent. Today, most home buyers begin their homebuying journey online. As technology has evolved over the last decade, homebuyers are more knowledgeable about their needs, desires and whatRead More →

Hamilton’s location at the western end of Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe provides businesses with easy access to a network of highways, international rail lines, and the Port of Hamilton. Local air connections to international destinations are close by with John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, Lester B. Pearson International Airport inRead More →

Top 10 Reasons to Invest In Hamilton! The only municipal economic development in office in Canada that is officially accredited by the International Economic Development Council- providing a high calibre of professional skill in the economic development field. In 2012 and 2013, Site Selection Magazine out of Atlanta, Georgia andRead 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 →