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Buying Your First Home Tag

After a long cold winter, we are finally slowly emerging into the sunshine like butterflies from a chrysalis. The past few days of warm weather and sunshine may have you looking out into your backyard with a critical eye. How did your deck manage through...

  The long awaited and anticipated interest rate announcement was released from the Bank of Canada this afternoon. As many expected, the Bank of Canada raised the interest rate to 1.25% - the highest level since 2009. A strong Canadian economy, as demonstrated by a positive...

  Finding and purchasing your first home can be both thrilling and frightening all at once—thrilling because you’re taking a major step toward independence, and frightening because of the added responsibility that step means.   Buying a home is easily one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll...

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...

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...

[caption id="attachment_3516" align="alignright" width="150"] Winter Moving[/caption] As terrible as the idea may sound, planning to move during the winter can be an excellent choice for many reasons. Sure, you may have to deal with the cold in the preparation of moving out, but on the flip...

In the process of buying a house, it is important that a homeowner sets aside money for closing costs. Usually, these costs amount to about three percent of the total cost of the house. A home buyer should ask a mortgage broker to explain the...