Mortgage Before Marriage: Why Millennials Are Prioritizing First Time Home Ownership Over Weddings

Mortgage Before Marriage: Why Millennials Are Prioritizing First Time Home Ownership Over Weddings

Why spend $32,000 on a wedding when you could invest that money in your financial security instead? For an increasing number of millennials, the decision to become first-time homebuyers first, and married couples second, is by far the better strategy.

20% More Mortgages Are Being Denied By Big Banks, Sending Borrowers Down The Credit Ladder

20% More Mortgages Are Being Denied By Big Banks, Sending Borrowers Down The Credit Ladder

Clients who don’t meet the bar are turning to private lenders, mortgage investment corporations (MICs) and credit unions, which are provincially regulated and not required to implement the stress test, said Carmen Campagnaro, president of Pro Funds Mortgages in Burlington, Ont.

Condo Questions: Condo Owner Stuck With Precarious Parking Stall

Condo Questions: Condo Owner Stuck With Precarious Parking Stall

Q: My condominium unit purchase included an assigned parking stall, but it is located over a city manhole. I have asked the condo board several times if I can be assigned to another stall because I am worried about losing my keys down the manhole, without any luck. Any suggestions?

Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home Lottery Aims To Enchant In St. Albert

Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home Lottery Aims To Enchant In St. Albert

Valued at $1 million each, one of the homes will go to the grand prize winner of the 38th edition of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home Lottery. That person gets to choose which home he or she actually wants — and just like finding out whose foot fits the glass slipper in Cinderella, this won’t be an easy task.

City Pitches LRT Crossing At Grade For Congested 109 Street-104 Avenue Intersection

City Pitches LRT Crossing At Grade For Congested 109 Street-104 Avenue Intersection

Edmonton officials are recommending the city leave LRT tracks running at grade across downtown’s busy 109 Street-104 Avenue intersection, even though it’s already congested.