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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Stress Test

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) introduced a stress test as a new way to qualify buyers. A stress test, as...

An Ambitious $40 Billion For Housing

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL The federal government recently revealed a brave plan to spend over $40 billion dollars in ten years towards affordable housing. The money...

How To Stage Your Home

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL According to Daniel Goldstein from Market Watch, “Plastic surgery might improve one’s looks. But so, might a little makeup. When it comes...

RRSP Mortgages

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL Saving for retirement in an RRSP account is one of the few tax benefits remaining for Canadians. Most contributors do not manage...

A Guide to Buying Residential Properties

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL Buying residential real estate for profit is more of an art. Here is a guide to building wealth in real estate. The...

Land Survey – An Important Document to Request When Buying Property

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL  A homeowner in Toronto found out that almost 30% of the property he thought he owned belonged to the city. When he...

Equifax Was Hacked And Your Credit Information May Be Compromised

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL Equifax is one of Canada’s largest credit reporting agencies. It is a depository where consumers’ valuable information such as social insurance numbers,...

The Wave Of The Future

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL With the internet, many professionals find themselves working from home.  A mortgage underwriter I knew, for example, worked out of his cottage....

Building Wealth

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL Robert Kiyosaki said that real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an...

Understanding the Real Estate Market

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL The February- May market took off with multiple offers.  Average house prices went up by 10-15% compared to their value in early...

Community News

LET’S TALK – Not at the Margins: A Conversation about Mental Health

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The way we act and the way we feel are like two sides of the same coin. Many people suffer in silence,...

Black Excellence on the Silver Screen: Toronto Black Film Festival Announces This Year’s Lineup

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  The Toronto Black Film Festival, or TBFF for short, has returned for its sixth year in the city and is here to...

Eglinton Cityscapes – Transit And Transition: Photo Installation Commemorates A Piece Of Canadian Black...

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  If you happen to be taking a stroll down Eglinton Avenue West, along Dufferin Street to Marlee between now and March 31st,...

New Brampton Dealership helps you find the Car you Need!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Buying a new car is an exciting, and simple process depending on who you ask. Doing research beforehand and knowing what questions...

Natasha Morris Presents 3rd Annual Black Men In Theatre

BY: JELANI GRANT  Piece of Mine Arts will hold their 3rd Annual Black Men In Theatre showcase at the Fairview Library Theatre. The group of...