First Christmas in Your New Home

Decoration Tips For The First Christmas In Your New Home

Celebrating Christmas for the first time in your new home is an exciting moment – it’s the perfect opportunity to showcase your personal holiday style, so take advantage of this blank canvas! At River City Financial we’re definitely in the festive spirit and are ready to share some of our team’s favourite tips for decorating your new home for the holidays. Note: For extra inspiration, enjoy our list below with a cup of eggnog and “All I Want for Christmas”...

self employed mortgage

It’s About To Get Easier To Qualify For A Mortgage For These 15% Of Canadians

With the new mortgage stress test coming effect in January, this year has had more than its share of headlines about the difficulty of qualifying for a mortgage. But that could be about to change, at least for one group of buyers. Self-employed workers make up roughly 15 per cent of Canada’s population. Traditionally, they have struggled to obtain mortgages, as lenders are wary of their potentially unpredictable income. But the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) introduced key changes to lending...