Your Home Will Sell For More If It Features These Colours

Hold on! Don't put up that "For Sale" sign just yet. A new study conducted by Zillow Porchlight found that homes with certain rooms painted blue, beige or grey sold for more than similar homes with white walls. And so, because we want to ensure you get the most buck for your abode, we're highlighting seven ways to incorporate these magical money-making hues into your home. 1. A soft grey-blue kitchen Paint your kitchen (cabinets or walls!) a soft grey-blue. The study found...

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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...