First Time Home Buyers

Report: First-Time Home Buyers Turning To 'Bank Of Mom And Dad'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A Bank of Montreal report suggests first-time home buyers are increasingly turning to the "Bank of Mom and Dad."BMO's 2015 Home Buying Repor...

Can't Afford a House? There's a Bright Side to Renting

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Business
Jeffrey Schwartz

Renting isn't so bad, and until you're absolutely, positively ready to afford a house (and the seemingly endless costs that come with it), you should probably focus on the brighter side of tenancy. Take a step back, sit out the home buying season, and relax.

Need A Mortgage? Here's What You Should Know

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

Mortgage brokers would be doing their clients a disservice if they simply offered low rates without clearly going through the details. Misguided borrowers sometimes choose a less advantageous product based on rate alone. This often leaves them restricted or stuck with a lender that doesn't truly value great customer service.

Soaring Prices 'Extremely Discouraging' For First-Time Buyers

CBC | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Business

Many experts believed that the real estate market was cooling. But as the spring buying season begins, it’s clear that’s not true. According to ...

Inheritances, Bigger Budgets Help 1st-Time Home Buyers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Baby boomers coming into almost $1 trillion in inheritance will bolster Vancouver's real estate market as they downsize and help their millennial chil...

First-Time Home Buyers Willing To Fork Over More: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A Bank of Montreal report on first-time home buyers says the average budget has increased to $316,100.That's up nearly six per cent from an ...

How Many Canadians Have Been Pushed Out Of The Housing Market?

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Ottawa's move to tighten Canada's mortgage rules a year ago helped cool down the country's real estate market by forcing some first-time hom...

Rachel Mendleson

Dreams Of First Home Slipping Away For Young Canadians | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Business

In some respects, Katrina Armstrong has chosen to have a family over owning a family home. She and her husband, who share a two-bedroom rented apa...