Capital Mortgages Blog

Welcome to the Capital Mortgages Blog Page. We like to keep our clients up to date and informed with current mortgage, home and real estate news. You'll also find plenty of tips and tricks for your home and mortgage along the way. And since we're involved in many community events, we also like to share what's going on in the area. If you would like us to feature something specific or like to share something with our team, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us!

Winter Home Maintenance Tips

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Now that December is finally here, we’re eagerly looking forward to the holiday season and to celebrating with friends and family. However, before we know it, snow will blanket the ground and we’ll be undercover for the next few months. Whether you’re a fan of winter or not, you need to make sure your home   ...Continue Reading

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Refinancing Your Mortgage – What You Need To Know

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There are a number of reasons why you might consider refinancing your property. One of these could be to capitalize on the equity you’ve built up in your home. For example, using the equity in your home can be a lower cost way of accessing funds than taking out a traditional loan. To learn more   ...Continue Reading

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How The New Mortgage Rules Will Affect You

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Canadian Mortgage Rules Will Impact Residents In Many Ways in 2018 Canadians will have to go through some tough rules to get a mortgage with a properly regulated lender starting in 2018. In particular, Canadian home buyers will have to show that they can pay off high-interest rates on their mortgages regardless of how large   ...Continue Reading

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Why Do I Need a Mortgage Broker? 

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If you are buying your first home, congratulations! This is an exciting milestone in your life, but it can also be a stressful one. Buying a home will likely be the most expensive purchase you will ever make and securing financing to make the transaction happen can be both overwhelming and confusing. Enlisting the services   ...Continue Reading

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What to do after a major storm damages your property

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Are you wondering how to deal with a fallen tree that has damaged your home or property after a major storm? Here are some things to keep in mind: Does Your Insurance Cover It? Most home insurance coverage includes damage that results when your property is struck by flooding or a severe storm. It’s likely   ...Continue Reading

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Six Easy Sacrifices to Save More Money

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Contrary to all those myths you come across online, saving money requires tremendous amounts of self-control and sacrifice. There might take a couple of easy fixes that can save you a couple of hundred dollars, but there’s no easy shortcut to save thousands of dollars. The only way you’ll rake up significant savings is by   ...Continue Reading

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Learn How Regular Home Maintenance Can Save Money and Time.

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Protecting your home today means that you need to have an efficient home insurance coverage in place and a dependable house maintenance routine. The insurance will cover the short-term unanticipated repairs like roof leaks, while the maintenance routine will prevent long-term surprises. If a roof is periodically maintained, this eliminates the need to replace an   ...Continue Reading

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How to shop for the Right Home without Breaking the Bank

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Most first-time homeowners who get good deals do so because they speak to a qualified mortgage broker like those at Capital Mortgages, who make the process of buying a home a walk in the park. The captivating nature of a dream home is hard to downplay. However, conservative purchasing requires that you be able to   ...Continue Reading

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Six renovations that don’t add value to your home

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Six renovations that don’t add value to your home In today’s real estate market, homeowners of all sorts are trying different kinds of home improvement projects to raise the value of their property, or simply increase its curb appeal. Regardless of one’s reasons, it is important to note there are certain kinds of renovations that   ...Continue Reading

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How Does a Reverse Mortgage Work – What You Need To Know

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Of all the different age groups that are eligible to take out some form of financial aid, it is the senior citizen age group that requires the most financial assistance yet have the least amount of options. This is because a majority of those within this age group have already retired and only rely on   ...Continue Reading

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