home ownership

1.24.19

How Six Friends Pooled Their Money to Buy a $1.3 Million House in Toronto

What might be the first arrangement of its kind allowed a half-dozen young people shut out of the prohibitively expensive market to actually own a place—and they seem to be making it work.

7.31.18

Young Canadians are Giving Up on Home Ownership

But it’s because the government has made it too difficult to qualify for a mortgage, says a new report.

7.27.18

WTF Ways to Pay Off Your Student Loans That Could Actually Work

Desperate for a way to pay down your college debt that doesn't involve eating tuna sandwiches for breakfast, lunch and dinner for the next 10 years? Here are some of the weirder ways people are tackling their five-figure student loan bills.

12.19.17

I Tried to Make My Home Energy Efficient and It's Ruining My Life

People across America are pitched what seems like a win-win: make your house more climate-friendly for little or no money down. Advocates say it's a nightmare.

8.17.17

57 percent of Canadian millennials are convinced they can afford a home

Entering the real estate market has become a “must” for those aged between 25 and 30

5.18.17

These charts paint a stark picture of Canada’s housing crisis

Canadians, unlike Americans, are on a real estate binge

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10.31.16

A Woman Bought a House by Selling 20 iPhones from Her 20 Boyfriends

The mastermind gave her boyfriends a true test of love by asking them each to buy her a phone, then sold all the phones to cover a down payment.

12.11.15

Does Renting into Your 30s Make You a Giant Failed Adult Baby?

It's possible to have a fulfilling, financially stable life that doesn't involve home ownership, but you better be prepared to learn a lot about investing.