Blog by Ravi Singh

RRSPs: 10 things you need to know

January 23rd, 2013
RRSPs: 10 things you need to know
By Paul Russell
www.moneyville.ca

Pity the poor Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). With middle age setting in after more than 50 years – and the new tax-free savings account getting all of the attention – the lowly RRSP can seem like yesterday’s news.

In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. RRSPs continue to represent one of the mos ...

Why More Home Sellers are Listing in January

January 16th, 2013
Why More Home Sellers are Listing in January
By Mark Weisleder
www.moneyville.ca

Traditionally, January is a slow month for real estate as most sellers choose to wait until the middle of February in the hopes of capitalizing on the early spring market. However, given the uncertainty in the housing market right now, more sellers are opting to put their house on the market in January.

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Why Canada isn't Heading for a U.S. - Style Housing Bust

January 8th, 2013
Why Canada ins't Heading for a U.S.-Style Housing Bust
By John Greenwood
Financial Post - January 7, 2013

Toronto-Dominion Bank has just come off one of its most profitable years ever. Its shares have nearly regained the ground they lost in the financial crisis and the country's second-biggest bank is riding high on the Canadian consumer's apparently insatiable appetite for debt. But how mu ...

Why GTA Housing Market will Stay Strong in 2013

January 3rd, 2013
Why GTA Housing Market will Stay Strong in 2013
By Mark Weisleder
www.moneyville.ca

Many economists predicted a local real estate crash this year, with prices falling by up to 25 per cent. I didn’t see that prediction coming true and it didn’t. Nor will do I believe it will happen in 2013.

Here’s why:

1. Homes are more affordable

In 1990, the average GTA home cost half of what it does ...

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