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Canadian Airbnb hosts and the Canada Revenue Agency Contrary to popular belief, Airbnb hosting is not “free money”. In the eyes of the taxman, it’s rental income. That status, however, depends on a number of factors I’ll describe in this section. Of primary importance is that hosts are documenti...
04/05/2017
Numbering around 80 million, Millennials now represent the fastest-growing generation of consumers in North America. Statistics tell us that those born between 1980 and 2000 are a tough sell – being location-unaffiliated and cash poor means they’ve been written off as a generation of renters. Bu...
04/04/2017
Owner Financing good or bad? It would seem a bit counter intuitive for someone to allow a buyer to pay over time for their property. After all, wouldn’t it be better to get all the money in one go thereby requiring the buyer to get financing from a bank? Well, sometimes it’s more lucrative for t...
04/04/2017
Local real estate has proven to be an effective long-term wealth creator By owning rental housing you get the added advantage of earning regular income from your investment. Could stepping up now and getting into the rental property market be the right choice? If so, how can you help ensure it's...
04/04/2017
Canadian homeowners carried an average of $190,000 in mortgage debt in 2015 This according to a Manulife Bank of Canada survey. That’s a lot of money to owe a lender and thousands of dollars in interest to pay over the life of a mortgage. One way to limit the amount of interest you pay is to pay...
03/23/2017
Have the recent government changes effected your home buying choices? Call it the gap between what you have to pay and what you can afford to pay — it’s going to be considerable when you qualify for your next mortgage. Now the question is what should you do with that money? Ottawa tightened mort...
03/23/2017
Here's what you should – and shouldn’t – buy by Rob Carrick -Personal Finance Columnist - The Globe and Mail The downside of bank upselling is that customers get talked into buying junk products they don’t need. According to the bank tellers pouring their hearts out to CBC in a series of recent ...
03/23/2017
Taking current economic and fiscal realities into account, it would be far more sensible to pay the initial 20 per cent down payment for a home purchase in full instead of saving the money for later, according to a veteran industry analyst. In a March 10 piece for The Globe and Mail, markets obs...
03/21/2017
The U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate from 0.75 per cent to 1 per cent today, in a move widely anticipated by economists and investors. The hike is the second increase since December and reflects growing confidence at the central bank that the U.S. economy is now on solid footing...
03/16/2017
Thinking of buying your own place? It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed. After all, it’s the biggest purchase you can make. In an effort to remove some stress from the equation, here are a few tips from the experts. What to do when you’re a first-time home-buyer: 1. Get pre-approved. Some re...
03/16/2017
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