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Five signs you are ready to take the home-buying plunge.

Date Posted: August 21, 2014

It may seem obvious, with today’s low interest rates, high rents and a strong housing market: If you've got the money, buy now. But how to know when you are truly ready to make the leap? Read more...

The Real Estate and Mortgage Show - August 16

Date Posted: August 18, 2014

In case you missed it, check out this week’s Podcast with the trio and Barb Kramer. Read more...

How much mortgage should you and your spouse carry?

Date Posted: August 18, 2014

Let's imagine a nice Canadian couple, Karen & Steve. Their credit rating is good, their jobs steady, household income secure. But when buying a home, how should Karen & Steve determine how much to borrow? Read more...

CTV Morning Live: Mortgage Minute - August 12

Date Posted: August 12, 2014

Frank Napolitano of Mortgage Brokers Ottawa joins Jeff Hopper on CTV Morning Live to look at the two different types of mortgages in this week’s Mortgage Minute. Read more...

Housing starts rise in July, top expectations

Date Posted: August 11, 2014

New home construction in Canada topped economists’ expectations for July. Read more...

The Real Estate and Mortgage Show - August 9

Date Posted: August 11, 2014

Listen to this week’s episode of The Real Estate and Mortgage Show with host Steve Gregory, Frank Napolitano and Paul Rushforth. Read more...

Condo glass panels may look great, but you'll pay more for heat and AC

Date Posted: August 6, 2014

Condo buildings consist of thousands of individual components. Over time, due to wear and tear, those components need repairs and replacements. Knowing how old the complex is and when certain components were last repaired or replaced will give you an idea of when they’ll likely need maintenance and replacements again. Read more...

The Real Estate and Mortgage Show - July 26

Date Posted: July 28, 2014

Steve Gregory, Frank Napolitano and Paul Rushforth are joined in studio by Barb Kramer on this week’s Podcast. Read more...

With Household Debt Near Record Highs, BoC Mulls Major Interest Rate Policy Change

Date Posted: July 23, 2014

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says low interest rates may become the “new normal” as Canadians have taken on so much debt that any rate spike could send shockwaves through the economy. Read more...

How Canadians are shaving thousands off the cost of their mortgage

Date Posted: July 22, 2014

More than half of Canadians in a new survey are putting extra effort into repaying their mortgages — saving tens of thousands in interest payments. Read more...