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Why Borrowers May Choose a Private Mortgage

Why Borrowers May Choose a Private Mortgage

February 24, 2021 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

Why Borrowers May Choose a Private Mortgage When most people want to buy a home, they get a list of local banks and mortgage companies to start comparing the available financing options. However, the ...

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Ten Great Reasons To Use A Mortgage Broker

Ten Great Reasons To Use A Mortgage Broker

February 20, 2021 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

For many Canadians, mortgage payments are their single biggest expense. Yet most don’t comparison shop to ensure they’re getting the best mortgage rate and terms available, which can cost ...

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Why Early Payout Penalties Matter Now More Than Ever.

Why Early Payout Penalties Matter Now More Than Ever.

February 17, 2021 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

We are deep in the competitive spring real estate market! And we’re seeing a very interesting rate anomaly. Fixed-rate mortgages are very competitively priced and gaining in popularity, while va ...

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Eight Tips You Won’t Get From Your Bank

Eight Tips You Won’t Get From Your Bank

February 14, 2021 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

If you’ve got a mortgage – or plan to get one this year – you probably know that it’s more complicated than it used to be just a few short years ago. That said, I have many tip ...

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How to Handle a Mortgage After a Separation or Divorce

How to Handle a Mortgage After a Separation or Divorce

February 10, 2021 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

Mortgage Life After Separation and Divorce Separation and divorce present many challenges. It's a situation you likely never thought you'd never be in, but now there are personal and financial conseq ...

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How Good vs Bad Debt Impacts Your Household

How Good vs Bad Debt Impacts Your Household

January 27, 2021 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

In order to understand the difference between good and bad debt, it's important to track your income and expenses and established saving goals for your family. Financial stability allows you to mee ...

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Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

January 7, 2021 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ...

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

December 31, 2020 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ...

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Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

December 24, 2020 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

Debt. It's something almost everyone will have at some point in their life. But what happens when your debt begins to get the better of you? What options are available? Some simple strategies can he ...

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Why You Need an Emergency Fund And How to Get One

Why You Need an Emergency Fund And How to Get One

December 17, 2020 | Posted by: Jacqueline Thomas

Building an emergency fund is something most people know they should do but few actually get around to doing. A recent study found that nearly two-thirds of Americans did not have an emergency fund, a ...

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