25 May

The Backyard Wedding.

Lifestyle

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

The Backyard Wedding. A lot of women spend their whole lives dreaming about their wedding day; the perfect venue, delicious food, the best flowers… and of course, the ideal husband! This, of course, results in a lot of pressure for the wedding day. Where will you host it? Will it be local or destination? Will […]

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19 May

Getting the Down Payment Down.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Getting the Down Payment Down. A down payment is one of the most essential aspects of every mortgage application and new home purchase. In Canada, home purchases require a minimum cash payment from your own funds that is put towards the purchase. This is your down payment and is considered your stake in the deal. […]

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18 May

Ultimate Checklist for Selling Your Home.

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Ultimate Checklist for Selling Your Home. Selling your home can be an extremely stressful experience. Between thinking about moving logistics and financials, it’s easy to miss the small details in between the process. With that in mind, we’ve built this checklist for selling your home to help you keep track of the things that will […]

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17 May

6 Important Questions to Ask Before a Big Home Renovation.

Home Renovation

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

6 Important Questions to Ask Before a Big Home Renovation. So you want to make a major home renovation. Congratulations! Now, you’ve got to find the right contractor for the job. While doing a thorough online search or asking family and friends is an important first step, once you find a potential contractor, it’s time […]

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14 May

Market Smarts: Home Buying Guide.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Market Smarts: Home Buying Guide. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is one of Canada’s three mortgage insurers. Beyond insuring mortgage, CMHC also offers consumer guidance in the form of a unique step-by-step guide for home buying Canada, which the organization has dubbed the “roadmap” to home ownership. The 27-page guide, Homebuying Step By […]

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13 May

25 Secrets Your Banker Doesn’t Want You to Know.

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

25 Secrets Your Banker Doesn’t Want You to Know. Twenty-five or thirty years can sound like an impossibly long time to service a loan – and for many of us, it is. If you are looking to pay off your mortgage faster, here are some tried-and-true tactics to get you to financial freedom that much […]

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10 May

10 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

10 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes. As a first-time buyer, there are some homebuyer mistakes you should avoid to ensure a smooth and successful experience: THINKING YOU DON’T NEED A REAL ESTATE AGENT You might be able to find a house on your own, but there are still many aspects of buying real estate that can confuse […]

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7 May

Making The Grade: Common Myths About Credit Scores.

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

How is your credit score calculated? It is a complex answer and, as such, common myths persist. Today, we are going to help you get a better understanding of your credit score and how to make the grade by busting the most common credit score myths! MYTH #1: TOO MANY CREDIT CARDS WILL HURT MY […]

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