How is inflation affecting YOU?

The hot topic in the media today is how the cost of living is rising. It’s true – we have all experienced this at the pumps, at the grocery store, and with our mortgages. At Gail Sylvester Mortgages, we are […]


We are taught to save for a rainy day, and while this is a good idea, in theory, it creates a false sense that money is limited. It can leave us feeling like if we spend our money, we cannot […]

Let’s Fill Your Financial Cup!

Let’s fill up your financial cup with JOY. Yes, JOY. Let’s get excited about your finances – it’s time! PURPOSE AND MEANING Finances are a vehicle to get you where you want to go. Whatever your situation, there is a […]

Why Are We Emotional About Money?

We often think of money in terms of math – but it is so much more than that. Each of us has an emotional connection to money that goes far beyond dollars and cents. Our emotional connection is based on […]

5 credit score myths busted

5 Credit Score Myths Busted

When applying for a mortgage, whether you’re purchasing a new property or refinancing an existing one, one of the first steps we’re going to do is pull your credit report to submit with your application. Your credit score can affect […]

Land Transfer Tax

Land Transfer Tax

Land transfer taxes are one of the closing costs you must budget for when purchasing a property. They are provincial or municipal taxes that must be paid in full prior to closing on a property. Anyone who purchases a property […]

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