Helping Frustrated Renters Become HAPPY Homeowners
Most people are planning to retire poor

Most people are planning to retire poor

Are you planning to retire rich or are you planning to retire poor? That was the question posed by the speaker at the seminar. Most (probably all) of us in the room indicated a preference for the former. But then he pointed to the statistics. Most people are not...
What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?

What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?

Have you ever faced the feeling of “overwhelm”? That’s how I felt earlier this week, just overwhelmed with all the things facing me. Too many things to do! Where do I get started? The natural thing to do in such a case, it seems to me, is . . . nothing! If you don’t...
New CMHC policy helps prospective home-owners

New CMHC policy helps prospective home-owners

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has announced some policy changes that will make it easier for would-be homeowners to acquire certain types of properties. CMHC announced that, starting September 28, they will accept the full amount of rent from a rental suite...

Chris Farley, a Polish Immigrant and our Election

The room was filled with about 175 entrepreneurs from the U.S., Canada and beyond, here to learn to be better at what they do. “Everything has changed in the last few years,” said the facilitator. “In today’s world you have to get in front of people and present.” He...
Lower interest rates and the local real estate market

Lower interest rates and the local real estate market

Two weeks ago, the Bank of Canada announced another drop in interest rates, lowering the base lending rate to 0.5%. This is the lowest rate since 2009 when it was 0.25%. Canada’s big banks immediately followed suit. However, like an earlier cut in April, they dropped...