Month: January 2017

Beat the winter blues with an inexpensive home décor project!

If you’re starting to feel a little down or cooped up as the winter months drag on, you’re not alone! With the shortened days and lack of sunshine, many people start to complain of cabin fever setting in come February. Did you know that your best bet for combating the winter blues is keeping busy? […]

First-time buyers delaying home ownership on account of new mortgage rules, OREA research shows

Seventy-nine per cent of first-time home buyers in Ontario say that the federal government’s new, more stringent mortgage rules will throw a wrench into their home buying plans, according to the Ontario Home Ownership Index – a semi-annual consumer study commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). Mortgage stress testing will delay home ownership […]