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Costs to Consider When Buying or Selling

Hidden Costs
Homebuyers and sellers are often simply looking forward to completing the transaction so they can move forward. But in making the transition, there are costs to consider when buying or selling real estate.  For those about to take on the process of buying or selling a home, it’s important to analyze the hidden costs involved. In this post, we’ll review a few of the costs you will face if you’re buying or selling a home this year. Read More…

Mortgage Education, Mortgage News

Bank of Canada: Spring Prime Rate Forecast

prime rate forecast

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After cutting the lending rate twice in 2015 to encourage lending and boost Canada’s economic prospects. The decision by The Bank of Canada to hold their lending interest rate at .5% is an indicator of the future.  Read More…

Mortgage News

Variable Rate vs Fixed Rate That Will Put You Ahead

Variable Rate Vs Fixed Rate
The general consumer will be hard pressed when left to their own devices to shop on their own for their next mortgage, especially if they visit with one of the BIG banks. Typically, they will talk about their most popular and profitable product, the 5 year FIXED rate mortgage. If you don’t know to ask for anything different, that is what they will recommend for you. Read More…

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Top 5 Tips To Sell Your Home For Top Dollar

top 5 tips to sell your home

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Selling your home can be one of the more stressful times in your life. But in Canada’s red-hot real estate market, it’s not enough anymore to just sell your home, but making sure you get top dollar. Here are 5 tips to help you make sure you get the best price possible when selling your home: Read More…

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Top 5 Tips To Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

pay off your mortgage faster

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The best way to pay off your mortgage faster anywhere, no matter what the best rates are, is to find room within your budget to make extra payments. There are ways to shorten this time frame and get that mortgage paid off faster to get yourself out of debt sooner. Reducing the number of years you make mortgage payments can add up to big savings over time. Let’s look at 5 ways to do just that: Read More…