4 myths about loan insurance for your mortgage

Adèle Manseau | Desjardins Group You’re getting ready to make the biggest purchase of your life and you’ve got a lot on your mind. There are so many questions–should you insure your mortgage? Is it really necessary? What’s the best way to go? According to Étienne Martel-Octeau, a Desjardins specialist on loan insurance, those are…

The Next “Big” Thing in Real Estate?

Jean-François Binette | Desjardins Group Are you a minimalist? A tiny house might be right up your alley! What is a tiny house? The tiny house movement is enjoying certain popularity in North America these days, where unlike the rest of the world, smaller houses aren’t usually the norm. Although the size of tiny houses…

Residential rental property – a good investment?

Is it a good idea to invest in a multi-family rental property? We spoke with Rosanna D’Alessio, National Bank mortgage development manager, about what to consider before taking the plunge. What are the first things you should ask yourself before buying rental property? First of all, will you live there or not? From a fiscal…