Buying, B Lenders, buy a house, C Lenders
The Ultimate Guide to B and C Lenders
When one of the major banks declines your mortgage application, you shouldn’t give up. The big banks, also known as “A lenders”, are not the only businesses or people that lend out money. B lenders and C lenders (also known as private lenders) are businesses or people willing to lend money to homebuyers that were […] more
Buying, Investing in Real Estate
What is the Foreign Buyers’ Tax and How has it Affected Canada?
“Insane” is an understatement when describing the Canadian real estate market over the past few years. Prices in Vancouver and Toronto have become unattainable for the average Canadian. While the reasons for this market are inconclusive, foreign investment is at least partially blamed. A study by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation found that 68% […] more
Buying, First-time Home Buyers, Investing in Real Estate, Renting
Top 10 reasons to not become a homeowner
Becoming a homeowner is sort of like a rite of passage. It’s almost expected of young adults and families. But, buying a home is a huge decision — and one of the most expensive ones at that — and it’s not necessarily the right one for many people. Here are 10 totally acceptable reasons not to join […] more
Decor, DIY, Renovation, Uncategorized
Small space garden ideas for urbanites
Whether you are gardening indoors or out, there are so many possibilities to utilize any amount of space to create a gorgeous green oasis in your home.
Small spaces typically deter those with green thumbs. Where am I going to put everything? What can I grow in this tight space? What if there isn’t enough light? What if there is crowding?
Sometimes, unfortunately, these potential green thumbs turn an ick-ish shade of grey and they settle for pre-cut flowers. Boo. I’m here to tell you to pursue your green dreams and grow! Grow anything and everything!
Here are a few tips on how to create an elegant garden, even in a tight space. more