Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • May 4, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

How is a Private Mortgage Different Than a Traditional Bank Mortgage

Understanding the difference between private mortgages and traditional bank mortgages can help you make the best decision for financing a new home. Ea...

  • April 20, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home

Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home Buying a home involves a lot of complex steps, but by doing your homework ahead of time, you c...

  • April 13, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

Bank Of Canada Rate Update April 13, 2022

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, begins quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for th...

  • April 6, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

5 Benefits of an Investment Property

5 Benefits of an Investment Property Building a strong real estate portfolio is a great way to create passive income now and a strong investment port...

  • March 16, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

Tips for Picking the Right Home to Flip

Guide to Choosing a House to Flip for Maximum Profit Not every property will make a promising flip. Here is everything you need to know to maximize...

  • March 2, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

Bank Of Canada Rate Update March 2, 2022

Bank of Canada Increases Policy Interest Rate The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to ½ %, with the Bank Rate at ¾ ...

  • February 23, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

Can Housing Upgrades Affect Your Insurance?

Housing upgrades have the potential to leave you underinsured so it is important to always contact your home insurance before starting a home renovati...

  • February 9, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

Rent to Own Homes vs. Mortgage: How Do They Work?

Rent to Own Homes vs. Mortgage: How Do They Work? If you're hoping to achieve your dreams of homeownership, rent-to-own and mortgage are two options ...

  • January 26, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

Bank Of Canada Rate Update January 26, 2022

Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, removes exceptional forward guidance The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at the eff...

  • January 5, 2022
  • Melissa Berrigan

How Much of A Mortgage Can You Afford?

How Much of a Mortgage Can You Afford? Mortgage Application: How Much of A Mortgage Can You Afford? The mortgage application process involves a buye...