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What Does The Rising Interest Rates Mean For Canadian Home Buyers?

Announcements from the Bank of Canada are rarely something to get excited about, but this Wednesday is shaping up to be different. For the first time in seven years, the central bank could actually raise interest rates. Officials have strongly signalled over the past couple of weeks that a hike is coming on the back of positive economic data. For many economists, an increase is a foregone conclusi


What happens if I die without a will?

legal spouse and biological and adopted children will likely end up with your estate's assets.


Looking to get Married?

Because of all the decisions in life, promising to spend it with another person is pretty much as big as it gets.


Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!


Flooding & Home Insurance - What you don’t know


10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Buying A Home

7. Don't fixate on the purchase price. The purchase price is just one piece of owning a house: be sure to consider all of the costs associated with your potential new home. That includes the cost of insurance, homeowner association fees and real estate taxes - depending on where you live, those can quickly add up. And it's not just home improvements that can cost money: maintenance costs dollars,


Why Is Tenant Insurance Important?

Contents insurance is something most renters don’t put too high on their list of priorities. In the grand scheme of expenses, many feel it’s a cost they can do without, believing the likelihood something bad will happen is slim. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, about half of all renters don’t have insurance, especially young people. They also fail to appreciate the full value of thei


Where do most self-represented people go wrong?

Remember that you may only have one chance to do it right, so use that opportunity wisely by preparing carefully and getting legal advice. If you do not present your case properly then it may show in the end result. You are responsible for what you do before and during your court appearance. Judges and court staff cannot represent you or prepare your case for you. You have to put a lot of work int


Power Of Attorney: Why It’s So Important

While nobody likes to think about the possibility of being incapacitated by illness or accident, we have to stress the importance of being prepared for such tragic events.