Millennials Shaping The Real Estate Industry From The Inside and Out

29 June 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Millennials Shaping The Real Estate Industry From The Inside and Out

During the month of June we’ve been discussing the millennial generation and their influence on both the real estate industry and home ownership. Millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, represent about 20% of the home buying power and have a great deal of influence over older generations.


Buying pre-construction? Your deposit is protected

31 May 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Buying pre-construction? Your deposit is protected

Is this the year you plan to take that bold leap and buy a new-build house or condominium unit? Prices on new homes have gone up in recent years, and so have deposits. But there are two pieces of good news.


Buying a new home? Beware of mortgage fraud

01 May 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Buying a new home? Beware of mortgage fraud

Purchasing a new home is a big milestone that’s typically full of happy moments – from picking out new furniture and décor to discovering all the interesting spots in your new neighbourhood.


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.