Is 2018 the year you are going to purchase your first investment property? I hope so because real estate is a great long-game investment strategy that tends to be somewhat insulated from short-term market volatility. Before you write an offer on an income generating property, you need to do your due diligence. Here are a few things to consider when diving into the world of real estate inve ...
YOUR CREDIT RATING – Understanding ‘Hard Hits’ VS ‘Soft Hits’
Hard Hits are credit checks that appear on your credit report and count toward your credit score. Anyone who views your credit report will see these inquiries.
Examples of hard hits include:
- an application for a credit card
- some rental applications
- some employment applications
Soft Hits are credit checks that appear on y ...
November marks a rise in sales
The November housing market was spurred by a rise in sales, particularly in the lower price ranges.
Sales totaled 1,411 units in November, an increase of 15 per cent over last year. This is comparable to longer-term averages for the month of November. Improved sales activity occurred in each of the housing segments, with most of the gains occ ...