Canada’s condo market to dodge hard landing as population, job gains drive demand: study A contractor walks along the outer edge of a condominium under construction in downtown Vancouver. Ben Nelms/Bloomberg If you are sitting on the sidelines hoping for the condo market to crash, the Conference Board of Canada says you’ll have to wait. [...]

By |2017-01-04T01:02:25+00:00August 30th, 2013|Economy|0 Comments

Should I downsize??

Five years ago, Bill and Karen Fung started planning for one of the most important days of their lives—the day they would both leave their full-time jobs for good and begin enjoying the long unstructured days of a carefree retirement. Their goal? To sell their $565,000 home and retire by age 60 to a small [...]

By |2017-01-04T01:02:36+00:00October 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Condo for University Students

Sometimes a parent decides to buy a place for their children while they hit the books in university or college. It can be a good alternative to paying thousands of dollars toward residence fees or rent. Just look at the math: Student rent of $500 a month = $6,000 a year = $24,000 over 4 [...]

By |2017-01-04T01:02:36+00:00October 4th, 2011|Mortgage Tips|0 Comments