Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 10 May

One of the important factors in home ownership is understanding things like your credit score.  Some people don’t pay much attention to this metric until they begin the mortgage discussion! However, you will find that your credit score is one of the most important factors when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage at the […]

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5 Ways to Turn Your Home into a Staycation Paradise

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 3 May

Summer is coming up fast! These 5 tips will help you turn your home into the perfect staycation paradise so that you can fully enjoy the coming months: Expand Your Outdoor Entertaining Area: Take your outdoor space to the next level by adding amenities for entertaining. Consider installing an outdoor kitchen or bar area complete with […]

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Yard Appeal Ideas for The Biggest ROI

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 18 Apr

Summer is the time to get outside and enjoy your yard. To help you make the most of your space, I have broken down some of the top yard appeal ideas with the biggest ROI giving you the most bang for your buck and increasing your home’s equity and curb appeal at the same time! […]

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5 Tips to Manage Financial Stress

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 8 Apr

With the continued rise of inflation, interest rates and the overall cost of living, the uncertainty can be unnerving for many individuals. But don’t fret! We have some tips and suggestions to help you manage your financial stress and help you to power through these latest economic changes: Prioritize What You Can Control: It can be […]

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What You Need to Know About Smart Homes!

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 13 Mar

Technology is constantly evolving and adapting to our needs as a society and individuals. One of these exciting developments has been the creation and evolution of smart homes. WHAT IS A SMART HOME? A smart home is any home where the homeowners are able to control thermostats, lighting, appliances and other devices remotely over the […]

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Amortization Options

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 21 Feb

Your mortgage amortization period is the number of years it will take you to pay off your mortgage. Depending on your choice of amortization period, it will affect how quickly you become mortgage-free as well as how much interest you pay over the lifetime of your mortgage (a longer lifetime equals more interest, whereas a […]

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Renewing Your Mortgage

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 14 Feb

When it comes time to renew your mortgage, most lenders will send you a renewal letter when there is around 3 months remaining on your term. While nearly 60 percent of borrowers simply sign and send back their renewal without ever shopping around for a more favourable interest rate, this is actually the best time […]

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Making Your Home Workspace More Productive

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 6 Feb

Fall in love with your home and your workspace again with these tips to help you make your home office space more productive! Establish Boundaries: A key component of being more productive at home is to establish proper boundaries between work and personal life. While not all of us at home have space for a dedicated […]

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Estate Planning: Are You Covered?

General Lyndsay Gavrilovic 30 Jan

“New Year, new you” may be a cliché but it is for a reason! The New Year always has us thinking about where we are now, and where we want to end up. When it comes to your personal goals, a review of your finances and estate should be at the top of your list. […]

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