September 2018

How Do Dower Rights Affect Property Title and Mortgage? 

Posted on Sep 18, 2018


Dower rights are enforced through the Dower Act to protect the spouse of a registered property owner by requiring the spouse who’s not on title to consent to any disposition of land.

It’s important to note that the Dower Act only applies if a person is legally married. Common-law relationships are not granted the same pro...

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Women, Wealth, & Wisdom: Fitting Together the Pieces of Your Financial Puzzle

Posted on Sep 14, 2018

Financial Literacy is a topic I’m passionate about, especially when it comes to women. Whether you are single, divorced, widowed, working, unemployed, or retired, money plays an important role in many aspects of our lives. Knowing where you stand, where you want to be, and how you’re going to get there are all important things to think about when i...

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How to Maximize your RRSP'S when buying a house

Posted on Sep 14, 2018

We have a Guest Blogger this week...Sarah Astles from The Place to Mortgage :) Check out her very knowledgeable post about how to use your RRSP's as your down payment on a house:

I have found in my travels as a Mortgage Broker many people are confused on when and how they can
use their RRSP’s for a down payment on their first home. In today's post we...

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Renters BEWARE!

Posted on Sep 07, 2018

The other day my colleague received a phone call from a young women inquiring about a rental property. She had paid a $700 deposit to “save” her spot, and now was unable to get in touch with the landlord to view the property. Thinking she may have the contact information wrong, she googled the address to try and find a property manager’s phone numb...

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