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First Time Homebuyer Mortgage Checklist
When you are making plans to buy your first home, it's impossible to know what you don't know. This first ...
Ready To Buy A Home? How To Assemble A Great Support Team
Everyone needs a home-buying support team that includes a real estate agent, mortgage specialist, and real estate lawyer. As you ...
Why You Need A Down Payment Strategy
Having the right down payment strategy can save you a lot of money in the long term, and pay back ...
Mortgage Lingo You Need To Know
Glossary and explanation of important mortgage terms, with links to relevant articles that discuss the nitty gritty. Links to related ...
Mortgage Pre-Approval FAQs
Mortgage pre-approval is essential to knowing what your affordability range is before you make an offer to purchase a home ...
Why Is My Mortgage Application Declined?
Mortgage #FAILS. Learn the underwriting risk factors that lenders use when evaluating your mortgage application, and the top 10 reasons ...
First Time Homebuyer? The Government Wants To Give You Money.
How to get your share of government financial incentives available Canadian first time homebuyers. There's lots available, but in most ...
High Ratio Mortgages Explained
'High ratio mortgage' is a term many first time homebuyers haven't heard before, and often they don't understand how much ...
Aftermath of COVID-19: Dramatic Shifts in Housing Supply, Demand ...
Adjusting to a post COVID-19 world, many things will be different, some permanently. We analyze how Canadian housing markets, including ...
Mortgages 101 — What You Need to Know Before Applying For a...
Most first-time buyers lack sufficient funds to purchase their home outright and require loan financing (a mortgage) to make it ...
Is Mortgage Pre-Approval Worth It
Whether shopping for a new home, have a mortgage renewal coming up, want to refinance or just want to know ...
How To Pay Your Property Taxes
Property tax bills come in three separate chunks throughout the year. But what is the best–easiest, smartest, fastest way to ...
ASKROSS Answers: As A First Time Home Buyer, How Do I Use My RRSP...
A first time buyer with questions about tapping into their RRSP when buying their first home comes up quite often ...
Seven News Stories You Need to Know Now
SEVEN FINANCE NEWS STORIES TO KNOW ABOUT... in the Fall of 2017! Hot topic finance news stories from interest rates ...
4 Ways To Buy A Home With No Down Payment
From time to time I meet people who are anxious to buy a home, but have no down payment saved ...