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  1. Parents Moving into Son's New House - Most Tax-Efficient Way to Give Money to Son?

    Taxation
    Hello, My wife and I plan on moving into my son's house once he purchases a new one. I suspect we are not the only ones going down this route as we get older and a bit more fragile. Thanks to the relatively "inexpensive" house prices in my son's locale and us merging our financial resources, it...
  2. Mortgage payoff or not ?

    Real Estate
    Hi, just looking to get some discussion / advice about whether to pay off mortgage. I currently owe a little bit more than 200k on the house and the 5 year mortgage comes to an end middle of next year. I am hoping to pay it off completely then but with the low rate I am second guessing myself...
  3. How many years to be mortgage free?

    Real Estate
    I've recently read a story about a couple who paid off their principal mortgage in 3 years. "How we paid off our house in three years" http://www.canadianbusiness.com/my_money/investing/article.jsp?content=20060704_150040_5240&page=1 I know this story is rather extreme, but what is your...
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