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Category: The Mortgage Process (6 posts)

Home Buying Preparedness

Home Buying Preparedness

December 6, 2022 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

Understand your closing costs and ongoing expenses   According to a TD Canada Trust First-Time Home Buyers Report, one of the biggest lessons learned by 60 per cent of new home buyers was that ...

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Going through a separation or divorce? Your home can be the asset that gives both partners a fresh start.

Going through a separation or divorce? Your home can be the asset that gives both partners a fresh start.

November 23, 2022 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

If you have a final separation agreement, then talk to your mortgage broker about how the value in your home and the power of your mortgage can help you both move forward on firm footing. Your broker ...

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Mortgage Closing Tips

Mortgage Closing Tips

June 23, 2021 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

What you should and shouldn’t do right before your mortgage funds. While you may have a pre-approved or approved mortgage, it doesn’t fund until the day you close on your new home. Keep t ...

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10  Steps to Homeownership - Understanding the Mortgage Process

10 Steps to Homeownership - Understanding the Mortgage Process

March 1, 2021 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

Dreaming of being in your very own home in Calgary this summer? Maybe it’s not as far away as you think. In fact, you might be just ten steps away! Here is where to start: Start off on the r ...

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The Mortgage Kit:  Start with proof of your income

The Mortgage Kit: Start with proof of your income

August 18, 2020 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

We’ve all heard the scout motto “Be prepared”. It’s great advice if you need a mortgage. Assembling everything your lender needs to verify your income is a critical component o ...

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Appraisal or Home Inspection… what’s the difference?

Appraisal or Home Inspection… what’s the difference?

July 23, 2020 | Posted by: Brie Robertson

Often in a home purchase, home inspections and appraisals are both common practice. So what’s the difference? A home inspection is often a condition of a purchase and is usually done to protect ...

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