Home Mortgage Tips

You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Know If It’s a Good Idea to Refinance My Mortgage?
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Know If It’s a Good Idea to Refinance My Mortgage?

Are you interested in paying less per month on your mortgage? Or perhaps you would prefer if your mortgage was paid off a couple of months – or years – faster? If you are a homeowner with a mortgage, one option that is open to you is refinancing. In today’s post, we will explore the topic of mortgage refinancing and how to know if it is a good idea.

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The Pros and Cons of a Large Down Payment When Buying a Home
By December 12, 2017 Read More →

The Pros and Cons of a Large Down Payment When Buying a Home

If you are in the market for a new home, one of the considerations you will need to make is how much to invest in your down payment. Let’s take a quick look at some of the pros and cons of making a large down payment when buying your next home.

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Make 2018 the Year You Escape the ‘Rental Trap’ by Buying Your Own Home
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Make 2018 the Year You Escape the ‘Rental Trap’ by Buying Your Own Home

Are you growing tired of paying rent each month and not building your net worth? Being stuck in the ‘rental trap’ isn’t much fun, but if you are determined, you can break out. Let’s explore some of the steps that you can take to make 2018 the year that you become a homeowner.

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Graduating With Student Loan Debt and Worried About Your Mortgage Prospects? You’re Not Alone
By November 28, 2017 Read More →

Graduating With Student Loan Debt and Worried About Your Mortgage Prospects? You’re Not Alone

Did you recently graduate from college or university? If so, you may still be dealing with a financial hangover in the form of student loan debt. The vast majority of today’s students have to borrow to invest in their education, which can affect financial plans once school is finished. In today’s post, we will explore buying a home with a mortgage when still dealing with outstanding student loan debt.

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Four Pieces of Mortgage ‘Advice’ That You Should Take With the Proverbial Grain of Salt
By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Four Pieces of Mortgage ‘Advice’ That You Should Take With the Proverbial Grain of Salt

Are you in the market for a new home? If you have been talking to friends and family or researching online, you have likely come across quite a bit of mortgage-related advice. As with anything, there is low-quality advice out there which is essential to avoid. In today’s blog post we will share four pieces of mortgage-related advice that you should take with the proverbial ‘grain of salt.’

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3 Ways That a Reverse Mortgage Can Transform Your Retirement
By November 21, 2017 Read More →

3 Ways That a Reverse Mortgage Can Transform Your Retirement

Are you a retired individual looking for ways to increase your financial security? If so, you may have heard of a home equity conversion mortgage, more commonly known as a reverse mortgage. Used correctly, this is one of the most effective financial products for retirees who own their home.

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Single and Considering a New Home? Here’s What You’ll Need to Know About Your Mortgage
By November 17, 2017 Read More →

Single and Considering a New Home? Here’s What You’ll Need to Know About Your Mortgage

Have you decided that it is time to move on from renting? If you are single and living alone, you may be wondering whether or not homeownership is right for you. Let’s have a look at a few key factors that you will need to be aware of when taking out a mortgage as a single person.

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Taking Out a Mortgage for the First Time? Learn Why a Condo Might Be a Great First Home
By November 9, 2017 Read More →

Taking Out a Mortgage for the First Time? Learn Why a Condo Might Be a Great First Home

Are you starting to tire of paying your monthly rent to someone and never building any equity? Renting forever can be a significant pain, especially as you’re contributing to someone else’s financial well-being. The good news is that there are affordable real estate options out there for those investing in their first home. Below we will share a few excellent reasons why an apartment or condo might be the best choice for a first-time home buyer.

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Considering a New Home Next Year? Start Now and Get a Jump on Improving Your Credit Score
By November 7, 2017 Read More →

Considering a New Home Next Year? Start Now and Get a Jump on Improving Your Credit Score

In the market for a new home in 2018? With the new year just a few short weeks away, that leaves you with precious little time to get your finances in order. Let’s explore a few tips that will help you get a jump on improving your credit score before the end of the year.

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Mortgage 101: How Interest-Only Mortgages Work and Why They’re A Good Solution for Some Buyers
By November 2, 2017 Read More →

Mortgage 101: How Interest-Only Mortgages Work and Why They’re A Good Solution for Some Buyers

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or an experienced real estate investor, if you are planning to borrow funds to buy a home you will want to choose the right mortgage product. In today’s blog post we’ll explore how interest-only mortgages work and why they’re the perfect choice for some homebuyers.

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