A newly renovated basement that remains empty, except for an office chair and computer monitor

Real Estate

How to know if a secondary suite or basement apartment is legal—and a worthwhile investment

The potential to earn rental income sounds great, but...

How to know if a secondary suite or basement apartment is legal—and a worthwhile investment
what is tenant insurance young couple at home

Home Insurance

What is tenant insurance?

Tenant insurance is coverage that protects you and your...

What is tenant insurance?
A man in a suit holds a miniature house in his hands

Real Estate

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada

Whether it’s for yourself or it’s an investment, here’s...

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada
The exterior view of a bungalow that will serve as the buyer's vacation home

Real Estate

Can I afford to buy a second home?

A second home can serve many purposes, from a...

Can I afford to buy a second home?

Advertisement

Advertisement

A woman is sitting at her desk, using her calculator to figure out her debt-to-income ratio.

loans

How to calculate your debt-to-income ratio—and why you should know this number

How to calculate your debt-to-income ratio—and why you should know this number
A terrace with a hammock and wooden picnic table overlook a forested neighbourhood

Real Estate

Is a vacation home a good investment?

A cottage or other vacation property can provide a...

Is a vacation home a good investment?
Emilija Baranac and Jennifer Tong on set filming Fakes

Columns

“Fakes” stars give the real answers

Emilija Baranac and Jennifer Tong may play opportunistic teens...

“Fakes” stars give the real answers
A woman wearing a blazer reviews papework related to the expenses of her second property

Qualified Advice

What expenses can you deduct for a second property in Canada?

Purchasing a second piece of real estate has its...

What expenses can you deduct for a second property in Canada?

Advertisement

A modern condo building against the backdrop of a clear blue sky

Ask a Planner

Will you make money on your rental property?

Rental real estate has been a great investment for...

Will you make money on your rental property?

Advertisement