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This is what the federal budget means for homebuyers

This is what the federal budget means for homebuyers

April 11, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

This is what the federal budget means for homebuyers The recent federal budget included Housing Affordability Measures that may be applicable to your situation, now or in the future.  There are ...

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Co-signing A Mortgage: Things To Consider

Co-signing A Mortgage: Things To Consider

March 20, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

It’s quite common for parents to co-sign loans for their children who have yet to build a strong enough income or credit history to buy a home. Grandparents and other close relatives are also he ...

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Homeownership Trend - Buying With A Friend

Homeownership Trend - Buying With A Friend

March 6, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

An interesting new homebuying trend emerging among millennials is home purchases that are completed with a friend. It’s a creative solution to the housing market given tough qualifying rules and ...

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Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

February 27, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

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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The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

February 25, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch ...

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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

February 20, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

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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4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

February 8, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h ...

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

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

February 4, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

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

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

January 29, 2019 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

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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