Homeownership and Safety


Recently, I wrote an article in CBC Hamilton about how people carved "die yuppie" on the sidewalk in front of my house. Clearly, the changes happening in the economy and real estate market in Hamilton, ON are affecting people. Many citizens feel that they are getting displaced and various of them are angry. I've heard … Continue reading Homeownership and Safety

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Real talk about down payments


If you've been following along, you know I talk about down payments a lot. But what do they mean? Officially, a down payment is "an initial payment made when something is bought on credit." When buying a house, the minimum down payment for houses less than $500,000 is 5%. However, a down payment less than … Continue reading Real talk about down payments

Who I used for my home purchase


There are so many people and parties involved with purchasing a home. Normally, I do extensive research but my house purchase was somewhat rushed! Pretty much, I put an offer in, my offer was accepted almost immediately, and then I took possession shortly after. I only went house hunting for a little over a month. … Continue reading Who I used for my home purchase