Rich in bricks but strapped for cash? How to own a home without being house poor

26 April 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Rich in bricks but strapped for cash? How to own a home without being house poor

The term “house poor” is likely one we’re familiar with as Canadians. Given the ever-changing housing market, it’s something you may even have identified with. But what does it really mean? And how can we avoid it?


Tips for purchasing your first home in Canada

12 April 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Tips for purchasing your first home in Canada

If you’ve recently settled in Canada from another country, you might have your sights on buying a home, and the process to do so here can differ greatly from other countries. It’s normal to have lots of questions about what the real estate market and how to start your search. Whether you’re still deciding on which province is right for you or you’re looking at specific neighborhoods, it’s important to feel confident and knowledgeable when looking to purchase your home – it’s one of the biggest decisions of your life and your family’s life – not to mention arguably the biggest purchase you will ever make.