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When is it Okay to Break Your Mortgage?

When is it Okay to Break Your Mortgage?

There are times when it makes good financial sense to break your mortgage early. This can include when you choose to take advantage of lower interest rates, pay down debt, renovate or even pay for your kid’s tuition. But, regardless of your reasoning, it’s important...

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What’s a Gifted Down Payment?

What’s a Gifted Down Payment?

Saving up for a down payment is the number one obstacle faced by first-time homebuyers, especially as property sales prices continue rising. Did you know that your parents or other immediate family members can often “gift” money to you for use towards your down...

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Fraud Prevention Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing – merchandise has been donning retail shelves for weeks, malls are fully decked out, and holiday commercials and TV specials are boosting our festive spirit. Emerging well before Halloween, this blast of merriment may seem a bit...

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How Can I Speed Up My Mortgage Preapproval?

If you’re in the market to buy a home and wondering about the first step, start by creating a comprehensive checklist to help navigate the process and ensure you’re prepared for everything that’s involved. One of the items that should appear towards the top of that...

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Preparing for Holiday Spending with a Refinance

Are you feeling anxious about cashflow leading up to the holiday season? If so, you may want to consider refinancing your mortgage to access some home equity as opposed to letting interest build up when you charge your purchases to credit cards or credit lines.  ...

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Ontario Fall Housing Market Outlook

After nearly 20 months, the country is slowly and safely starting to navigate its way back to a degree of normalcy. Businesses are reopening their doors, Canadians are returning to work, mass vaccination programs carry on and consumer confidence is on the rise. And...

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Buying vs Renting Your Home is More Economical

Experts are continually weighing in on the age-old debate of whether it makes more sense for Canadians to buy or rent your home. While buying a home in many parts of the country is a tall order, if you can afford it, you’ll be better off financially compared to...

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How has COVID Impacted our Home Choices?

After more than 1.5 years of staring at the same walls and reflecting on our home choices with added time on our hands thanks to multiple lockdowns, Canadians are reassessing our wants and needs. Ultimately, we’re looking for more space – both indoors and out.  ...

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Building Your Homebuying Team

When people say it takes a community to raise a family, a similar mentality can be applied to the importance of surrounding yourself with a team of experts before you begin your homeownership journey.   Buying a home is a huge milestone and among the largest...

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Costs to Consider When Building Your Own Home

Building a new property from the ground up is an exciting challenge as you get to customize your home based on your family’s specific wants and needs. The building process as well as construction financing is much different than the typical homeownership journey, so...

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