Sean worked up to 80 hours a week for many years to save for a down payment, and then he managed to pay off his mortgage in less than four years. He held a mortgage burning party that was covered by the CBC, and that's where the fun began.
Aggressive lending policies have allowed Canadians to buy too much house for years. Our guest Michael Chong believes that if CMHC was privatized, mortgage insurance could be properly priced by the free market.
On Debt Free in 30, we talk with Ben Rabidoux about how the next changes in mortgage lending rules will affect the cost of your mortgage, refinancing and the housing market.
Doug Hoyes and Ted Michalos talk about the October 2016 mortgage rules announced by the federal government and how they affect insured mortgages, borrowers, lenders and the real estate market. Listen to the podcast.
Subscribe and download at iTunes or using the Stitcher app, or subscribe via our rss feed or download directly, or listen now: This is our final "best of" show of the summer, and it's a doozy: my interview with Hilliard Macbeth (you can find the original show notes on our is the Canadian real estate […]
Subscribe and download at iTunes or using the Stitcher app, or subscribe via our rss feed or download directly, or listen now: As I said on this show, Robert Brown's book Wealthing Like Rabbits contains the best first chapter in any personal finance book I have ever read. (If you haven't read the book, you should). This […]
Given today’s real estate market, it’s not surprising that the most popular podcast episodes of this year While I am not a real estate expert, I want to help those who are trying to decide by comparing the different possible outcomes of renting vs buying.
My guest on today’s podcast, Ben Rabidoux is the President of North Cove Advisors, a macro research firm that works with institutional investors like mutual fund companies, hedge funds, and pensions, providing a broad view of the economy at any time. He visits Debt Free in 30 to share his insights on the Canadian housing market, debt and house prices.
Have house prices in Canada risen too high? Is the Canadian housing bubble about to burst? My guest, Hillard MacBeth, believes it will and it is only a matter of time before it does burst. Listen to the podcast to find out more about the Canadian housing bubble.
A popular question on our Facebook is what happens when you stop paying your debts? On today's show, I sit down with Ted to discuss the consequences of defaulting on your loans and payments, and offer a solution better than walking away from your debts.