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What You Need to Know About Mortgage Co-signing
What You Need to Know About Mortgage Co-signing
Thanks to tighter mortgage qualification rules and higher-priced real estate—particularly in the greater Vancouver and Toronto areas—it’s not always easy ...
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How to buy a Home in the HOT, HOT, HOT Ottawa Market
How To Buy A Home In The HOT, HOT, HOT Ottawa Market
The Ottawa Region has been on a tear for a few years now, and there is no sign of things ...
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ASKROSS Answers: As A First Time Home Buyer, How Do I Use My RRSP For Part Of My Down Payment?
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 ...
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The Myths About Co-Signing For a Mortgage
What makes a strong mortgage co-signer? Not a great job, nor huge equity with tiny mortgage, nor a fantastic credit ...
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You Must Review Your Credit History Before a Mortgage
Discovery of errors on a credit report at the last minute could have cost homebuyers the home they wanted if ...
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Interest Adjustment Date Explanation
When you close your purchase mid-month, you might have to prepay a few days’ interest on your closing date— it’s ...
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Remove Co-Signer From Mortgage
Remove Co-Signer From Mortgage
Some people use a co-signer to obtain a mortgage. Being a co-signer can adversely affect your own mortgage prospects. A ...
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What If Your Appraisal Comes In Too Low
Some buyers are being pressured to limit (or even eliminate) conditions in their offer to purchase these days. If you ...
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What If Your Appraisal Reveals Problems
This year we have seen several instances where appraisals played a key role in determining the success of a purchase ...
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Income properties maybe a good investment
Income properties may be a good investment
Here we talk about income properties – are they a good thing, and are there any special considerations? Ross was ...
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Leave the TV Wall Mount When Selling the House
Leave the TV Wall Mount When Selling the House
A reader writes to ask Ross about fixtures of the home being included in the sale price, in particular a ...
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