People move to Canada for all kinds of reasons. It has shown it has a resilient economy, it is hospitable toward foreign investment, and it has a stable government and banking system. If you're keen on planting roots in your new country, buying a home is a great first investment but there are a number of regulatory hurdles and obstacles that could present a problem.
Whether you're real estate rich or just getting started on the road to home ownership, it's never too late to seek help from a professional financial advisor. Armed with tried and tested tax saving strategies and sound investment models, a good financial advisor will not only help you avoid many of the most common mistakes and, for that matter, some of the least common they'll also play an important role in helping you achieve the kind of financial freedom necessary to ensure you meet both your personal and your financial goals.
When I say smart housing, a lot of my friends tend to imagine cold android-like surroundings of a hyper-modern flat. But that's not it—the gadgets I like and support are the ones that make the warmth, comfort and also safety of your home instant and effortless, and help you enjoy your time there even more.
More product in the past month is a great sign and hopefully the better weather will mean that even more product will come to the market this month. We have survived a brutal winter that kept sellers off the market and hopefully the change of weather will allow buyers more options in the next months.
I was recently interviewed by Ray Wood for the Top Agents Playbook. It was a great opportunity to share some of my experiences with using technology in the real estate business. As many of you know, I'm a big fan of new technologies and I enjoy testing them and implementing to make our work more efficient and to often more enjoyable and fun.