As the price of property in Canada has continued to rise, many home buyers have turned to purchasing a house with a rental suite to help with mortgage payments. Over the past few years, we've worked with many folks who were only able to qualify for a mortgage if they had rental income to supplement their household earnings. But if you're planning on your tenant completely taking care of your mortgage payments, is that really the case?
Aug 03 2018
Are Rental Suites Still Mortgage Helpers?
As the time shortens between flood season and wildfire season in BC, news reports that victims of disasters may not be eligible for government financial assistance are worrying.
Jul 02 2018
An Unexpected Journey to Home Ownership
Sometimes the journey to your perfect home takes more twists and turns than you expected. This was the case for Sharon and Susanne, who worked with the Auxilium Team for over two years to purchase the property they now call home.
Jun 26 2018
Credit for Homeowners
Your credit is a key factor in qualifying for a mortgage. It can be challenging to know what part of your finances you should focus on when preparing to buy a home, so we've asked our friends at the Credit Counselling Society to share their knowledge. Here's what they had to say:
Jun 05 2018
Unique Solutions for Unique Homes
Julia and Cole are both young professionals who were looking for a place to call home that would allow them to unwind from their busy work days. They found their dream property in a rural estate sale – but there was a catch. The property they were looking at had an aging mobile home on it that would require a lot of work to update once they moved in.
May 02 2018
Your Home is an Investment
You know the feeling. Your eyes light up when you first see the photo. Your excitement heightens when you're there in person but at a distance. As you approach, step by step, your heart beats rapidly at the thought of the possibility of a relationship. Then you walk through the front door of the house you've found for sale.