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Tips for Hiring a Rock Star Real Estate Agent

An agent may be a good fit for your friend or colleague, but it doesn’t mean you two will be a match made in heaven. Interview at least three agents. Go prepared with a list of questions—this will help you determine whether you’re a good match (more on this below). Here are tips for hiring […]

What is the Home Buyers’ Plan and Should You Pay it Off Early

You’ve decided to buy a home. Congratulations! Purchasing a home is one of the best long-term investments you can make. But wanting to buy a home and actually buying one are two separate things. In order to buy a home you’ll need to save up a down payment. Luckily, the government will give you a […]

Mortgages and Alternate Energy Systems – the Ins and Outs and Pitfalls

Are you considering reducing your carbon footprint and living off the grid? Living off the grid has a lot of benefits – you’ll save money on energy costs over the long-term, you have more freedom of choosing where you want to live and you’ll have  a positive impact on the environment. However, living off the […]

Top Ways to Save Money on your Next Move

There are many reasons people relocate. It might be starting a new job, a marriage, a divorce, just finishing college or simply wanting a change of scenery. With any long distance move also comes the added expense of transporting your personal belongings. This can run into a lot of extra money you might not have […]

How to Save With Home Services

How long does it take you to scrub the floors? How much energy do you expend trying to fix the lawnmower? How much space are you losing by trying to store all your belongings in your garage? Though sustainability and healthy personal finance often require a bit of DIY, you might actually be putting yourself […]