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  • Beware: Know Your Hamilton Real Estate Market

    Be Careful To Know What Type of Real Estate Market You Are In It is safe to say that the last two years have been nothing short of entertaining in the Hamilton-Wentworth home market. However, it is our belief that it may not have been so much fun if[...]

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    Hamilton Economy: A Transformation In The Works?

    Hamilton Economy - Similarities to Pittsburgh Although I went to Pittsburgh this weekend to watch the football game, it was not hard to compare their Steel City to our Steel City; Hamilton. Besides also being along water, they also have hills, they [...]

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    Renewing mortgage? What should you consider?

    Renewing mortgage. What should I consider? It has been said that over 50% of Canadian mortgages are maturing in 2018 and 2019. At Robert Floris' Mortgage Architects office in Hamilton, we thought we should share a checklist of five items to consider[...]

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    Moving is an Emotional Experience

    It is much easier listening to clients talking about their emotions when moving than actually experiencing it. At Robert Floris' Mortgage Architects office in Hamilton, I had to go through this experience several times during the past week. This [...]

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    Senior Living In Hamilton - A Scary Situation

    Making Senior Living Arrangement For Our Parents Baby Boomers Beware! A little over a year ago, we heard the news that my mom would be forced into a long term care facility. I had no idea of the bureaucracy and the limited number of units that [...]

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    It's All About the Credit

    Why Do Banks Care About Credit? Being on the front lines of clients looking for a mortgage brings in unique perspectives. There is no doubt that mortgage stress tests have brought hardships to many. At Robert Floris' Mortgage Architects office in [...]

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    Dog Days of Real Estate in Hamilton

    Dog Days of Real Estate in Hamilton It is the long weekend in August and thankfully I am thinking about our local Hamilton real estate situation in air-conditioning. I have recently returned from Europe with my family and have been getting back to [...]

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    Telecommuting: Avoiding The Morning Commute

    Telecommuting With the introduction of computers, cell phones and the internet, more and more Canadians have started telecommuting. Those who don't need to be physically present to do their jobs, have started to work remotely. Not Possible For [...]

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    Reverse Mortgages - We Do Them!

    Did you know that we can do reverse mortgages too? We can! In fact, we have launched our reverse mortgage website here: www.livewithdignity.ca. We have been doing "regular" mortgages for over 25 years at Robert Floris' Mortgage Architects office [...]

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    Household Debt: Bank of Canada Worries

    Household Debt In Canada If you have been a loyal reader to our blog, you would realize we were concerned many years ago about household debt in Canada and rightfully so! Sometimes we shake our head at what we read. At Robert Floris' Mortgage [...]

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