Beware of the mid-40s trap!

Beware of the mid-40s trap!

You’re established in your career, settled in your home and bringing up a family. You’re trucking along. Chances are, your earning power is at or near its peak. Life is good. What’s wrong with this picture? You’re busy. You have your hands full every day with...
A weird development this winter.

A weird development this winter.

Winter is normally our quiet time. Most people aren’t looking to buy a house so they don’t go shopping for a mortgage either. But this winter has been different. I have lost count of the number of phone calls and emails from people who want me to “just have a look” at...
Who’s more important – you or your pet?

Who’s more important – you or your pet?

When working with clients I spend a lot of time going over budgets to get a clear picture of their finances. I’ve been impressed recently by the number of first-time buyers who are really focused on what they’re spending. This is great! I’ve also noticed a lot of...