October 31, 2016 New Mortgage Rules: Impact in Québec An overview of the new measures that were announced and their potential impact on the province’s real estate market. August 29, 2016 Title Insurance to the Rescue! Has your notary informed you that the property you want to buy has title problems? Title insurance is a solution. July 14, 2016 How to Establish a Realistic Renovation Budget With any large renovation project, there’s always a risk of cost overruns. Here are a few tips for setting a realistic budget. May 12, 2016 Sale of a Property: Business Income or Capital Gain? You buy a house and sell it a few days, months or years later. Should you include the profit in your income? May 5, 2016 Renovations That Pay Off Sooner or later, all properties benefit from being renovated. But beware! Some renovations are much more profitable than others. April 28, 2016 The HBP: A Helping Hand in Becoming a Homeowner With the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), you can withdraw up to $25,000 from your RRSP for the purchase of a first home. March 28, 2016 The Reserve Fund Should Not be Overlooked! Of major importance to all condo buyers is the reserve or contingency fund, used to pay for the building’s major expenses. March 24, 2016 Working From Home and Deductions Do you work from home? Can you deduct home office expenses? Here is a brief guide that will help you maximize your deductions. March 17, 2016 Fixed or Variable Interest Rate? Fixed or variable-rate mortgage? Each option has its pros and cons. March 10, 2016 Why Remortgage Your Home? Have you already paid all or almost all of your mortgage? If so, you can consider refinancing the mortgage on your house. March 3, 2016 Home Insurance, Essential Protection While home insurance is not mandatory, house and condo owners have every reason to protect their homes. February 25, 2016 Give a Boost to Your Down Payment Since financial requirements for home ownership can be complex and demanding, mortgage loan insurance is often a great help. February 18, 2016 How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster When it takes decades to pay off your mortgage, we wonder if there are any shortcuts. January 28, 2016 Why you should be contributing to an RRSP in February Are you considering buying your first home soon? It could be very beneficial to make an RRSP contribution by the end of February.