Setting Your Home Buying Budget

Posted by Justin Nolette on December 13, 2019
When you’re shopping for a brand-new home, it seems like the sky is the limit. New homes seem to have almost unlimited configurations, and there are many upgrades you can make to have the home look just the way you want ...
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Mortgages in Canada: Your Mortgage Document Checklist

Posted by Justin Nolette on December 2, 2019
Applying for a mortgage can be a lesson in patience. To get approval, you need to dot all of your I's and cross your T's. If you want your application to go smoothly, it’s best to be sure that you’re coming with everythi...
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5 Must-Have Numbers for Evaluating Real Estate Property

Posted by Justin Nolette on November 8, 2019
To successfully invest in real estate, you need to pay careful attention to the numbers. Is a particular property affordable? Will you make money or lose money once you’re able to rent it out? Some people overestimate ho...
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How Does a Reverse Mortgage Work?

Posted by Justin Nolette on November 4, 2019
If you’re retired or are approaching retirement age, you’ve undoubtedly seen quite a few advertisements about reverse mortgages. Perhaps you’ve been thinking about whether it would be a good idea for you to access some o...
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5 Ways to Build Equity in Your New Home

Posted by Justin Nolette on October 18, 2019
What exactly is equity? Equity is the value of your home minus the amount you still owe on your mortgage. It’s the amount of money you’d get if you were to sell your home today, but you can also usually borrow against yo...
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What is the First Time Home Buyer Incentive?

Posted by MMG Mortgages on October 16, 2019
Dear First Time  Home Buyer,   Saving up a down payment can be one of the biggest challenges keeping you from achieving your goal of home ownership – but we have good news! There is a new program recently introduced by t...
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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing the Right Mortgage Lender

Posted by Justin Nolette on October 7, 2019
As you set out on your search for the perfect match in a new home, you’re also looking for a partnership with an experienced mortgage lender. As we all know, mortgages last a long time so you want to choose a lender that...
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Homeowners Insurance: What You Need and Why You Need It

Posted by Justin Nolette on September 9, 2019
One of the last steps of buying your new home is getting the homeowners’ insurance coverage you need. Banks require you to hold insurance, but even if they didn’t, it’s simply a good idea. You want to be able to protect ...
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What Are the Mortgage Co-Signer Requirements in Canada?

Posted by Justin Nolette on August 9, 2019
If you’re having trouble getting a mortgage in Canada, you do have options. One of the most popular is to have someone co-sign for the loan with you. Basically, this means that while you are still responsible for making ...
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