Credit Ratings

    Free seminar hosted by Your Mortgage Solutions Group.   YOU WILL LEARN – How the mortgage system works in Canada & programs available. – The role of a Mortgage Broker & the benefits of using one. – Qualification requirements to obtain a Mortgage. – Your credit history. – The initial investment required & [...]

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10 Inexpensive Eco Home Tips

by on August 26, 2011

    Making your home more eco-friendly doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, many fix-ups are simple to do and cost less than dinner and a movie. Here are 10 inexpensive (or free!) ways to green your home. Ditch your cleaning products You can guess just from the strong smell of some household [...]

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Eating Outdoors in Fine Style

by on August 26, 2011

    Jamie Durie’s new book, The Outdoor Room, argues for a more thoughtful approach to outside spaces. Metro caught up with the horticulturalist and HGTV host for some tips.   Have a plan Before you start, know what you want. Even the tiniest outdoor space has fine-dining potential — if that’s what you’re looking [...]

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Canadian home prices in April were up 1.1% from the previous month, according to the Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index™. That rise took the index to a record 140.47 (June 2005 = 100). The April increase was the largest of five consecutive monthly rises following three straight monthly declines. For the first time [...]

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Advice for credit challenged clients

by on August 26, 2011

In today’s economic climate of tighter credit requirements and increased unemployment rates taking their toll on some Canadians, there’s no doubt that many people may not fit into the traditional banks’ financing boxes as easily as they may have just a year ago.   Your best solution is to consult your mortgage professional to determine [...]

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