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New Mortgage Stress Test Explainer Video

New Mortgage Stress Test Explainer Video

As you may well know, the Canadian government has recently made some changes to how Canadians qualify for insured mortgages. They have instituted what is being called a “stress test” for your mortgage. Here is a good explainer video that does an excellent job of...
A More Human Approach to Productivity

A More Human Approach to Productivity

Chris Bailey from A Life of Productivity was recently asked to give a presentation at TEDxLiverpool, here it is in all it’s YouTube glory!  Chris has been obsessed with the subject of productivity for more than a decade. In this talk, he argues that productivity...

Finding Money For Closing Costs!

If you are planning on purchasing a property in the next couple of years, here is a really good video that will explain how you can find some extra money to put away into savings without impacting your lifestyle. Maybe you can even find enough money to cover the legal...

Welcome to Canada | Finding a Home

  Welcome! We’re so glad you decided to make Canada your new home. It can be rewarding, and sometimes challenging to find a place to live that’s comfortable, safe, and affordable. CMHC is here to help! Consider these things as you look for the best...

The Importance of Disability Insurance

It took a journey back into the archives to find this little beauty of a video by Canadian finance expert Preet Banerjee. Before giving Ted Talks, or appearing regularly on CBC Marketplace, or any of the other countless things Preet has done, he had some smart things...
First Time Home-Buyers’ Tax Credit

First Time Home-Buyers’ Tax Credit

Everything You Need to Know! Have you heard about a First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit, but aren’t sure what it is or if you qualify? You are in the right place! The Government of Canada recently published this video on their website to explain the First Time...

BC Property Assessment by Region [Video]

This is the 2016 British Columbia property assessment overview. Prepared for you by us, BC Assessment, your trusted go-to source for property information. 2016 property assessments are based on property values as of July 1st, 2015. So if you own property in BC, your...

2015 BC Property Assessments [Video]

2015 BC Property Assessments have now begun to arrive in BC homeowner’s mailboxes but for those you who haven’t received them yet can check your properties value online. BC Assessment’s website provides a listing of property assessments and sales to help...

Have You Considered Going Tankless?

If you are looking for ways to be more responsible with energy costs around your home (and save a little money in the process), considering a tankless water heater is probably already on your radar. But is it really worth it? There are certainly a lot of factors that...