17 Dec

What is Title Insurance and Other Questions Answered!.

Insurance

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

What is Title Insurance and Other Questions Answered!. Title insurance can easily seem like another unnecessary add-on to the already complicated and costly process of buying a house, but nothing could be further from the truth. It can help speed up the process of closing on your new home, while protecting you and your heirs […]

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15 Dec

Millennials vs Gen X’ers.

First Time Homebuyer

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Are millennials better or worse off than Gen-Xers at the same age? Millennials are now the largest generation of people in Canada. They’re the most educated and diverse generation, but they face unique challenges… Millennials had higher after-tax household incomes than young Gen-Xers. Median after-tax household income between 25 and 34 years old Millennials in […]

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14 Dec

Your quick guide to your best short-term financing options.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Short-term financing – credit or loans that are designed to be paid off in a short period of time – can be a useful financial tool in a variety of different situations, such as: Bridge financing If you’re planning on moving and have found a new home before selling your existing one, you may need […]

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13 Dec

Renewing Your Mortgage.

Lifestyle

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Did you know? Close to 70 percent of mortgages never make it to the end of their term! This means that, for a variety of reasons, homeowners are ending their mortgages early. However, that still leaves a solid 30 percent of home buyers who keep their mortgage until the term is up and it is […]

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10 Dec

Tis the Season of Staying Motivated.

Lifestyle

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

The winter holiday season is often said to be the most wonderful time of the year. However, it is also one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. There are increased demands at work or in your business. The holidays tend to be socially demanding too. With all this going on at […]

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6 Dec

Budgeting for the Holidays.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Be mindful with money this season! Along with holiday joy come holiday bills, to avoid a sleigh-size tab, plan ahead to save money and maximize the payoff. ORDER ONLINE Avoid getting stuck in the hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers by ordering gifts online from your laptop or phone. The time you save can be put […]

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1 Dec

Let’s Get House Hunting.

Home Buyer

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Have you ever checked out an open house in the neighborhood, which you had no intention of buying? Or checking out listings online for your dream home? Of course you have! We’ve all looked at houses for fun, even just to examine the possibilities! In reality though, it can actually be quite stressful when you […]

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16 Nov

The Art of Leveraging.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

For some people, just owning one property and having a single mortgage is enough to handle. But there may be no better way to grow your net worth than real estate. You might not realize homeownership can be a gateway to owning multiple investment properties. You might be thinking: there’s no way I can turn […]

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15 Nov

What’s Next for your Home After a Separation?.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Growing up, most people dream about living a fairytale with a wonderful partner and a life of bliss. Unfortunately, real life is not always a fairytale and not every relationship lasts forever. In fact, latest statistics show that 38 percent of all marriages in Canada end in divorce. Separating, whether through divorce or ending a […]

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1 Nov

Finding Your Financial Freedom.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Many Canadians will spend their entire lives without proper financial education. With the help of Enriched Academy, an online financial education platform, Our House Magazine has collected some insight and tips from experts on financial literacy to help Canadians achieve their dreams, from homeownership to a comfy retirement. Money. It’s virtually impossible to get by […]

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