Category Archives: Buying

Welcome to the Buying section. Here you will find articles about how to buy a home, first-time home buyers, the cost of buying a home and much more.

Advice for Newlyweds

Advice for Newlyweds: 6 Home Buying Tips

Congratulations! You’ve just tied the knot and you’re ready to settle down into your first family home. Buying a first home as a newlywed couple is an exciting and sometimes terrifying process. Here is our advice for newlyweds with 6 tips for home buying. Continue reading

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Questions about Home Inspections

5 Questions About Home Inspections

Whether you plan on selling or buying a home, a home inspection can give you peace of mind. Read our home inspection FAQ here. Continue reading

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Tips to help Self-Employed Borrowers Find a Mortgage

Tips to Help Self-Employed Borrowers Find a Mortgage

Being self-employed sometimes means it is harder to secure a mortgage loan, as lenders view self-employed people as a higher risk of defaulting. However, that isn’t always the case! Here are some useful tips to help self-employed borrowers find a mortgage. Continue reading

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Mortgage Terms Canadian Buyers Need to Know

8 Mortgage Terms Canadian Buyers Need to Know

When applying for a mortgage for the first time, Canadian home buyers can encounter a host of confusing terms. Here are the top 8 mortgage terms that Canadian buyers need to know when applying for their first loan. Continue reading

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How to Get a Refund on Mortgage Application Fees

How to Get a Refund on Mortgage Application Fees

Sometimes things don’t go right with your mortgage application. When that happens you need to make sure you can get a refund on your mortgage application fees. Here are a few steps you can try to get a refund. Continue reading

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Why multi-generation living is good idea

Why Multi-Generation Living Is A Good Idea

Living in big multi-generation families might not seem very appealing to many, but there are a lot of advantages in this kind of a family system. Here are a few of them. Continue reading

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Dealing with Buyers' Agents

Canadian Mortgages: What Every Newcomer Should Know

If you’re a newcomer to Canada and you’re planning on buying a home, there are a few things you should know about Canadian mortgages. Here we provide some helpful information that all newcomers should know in order to help them better inform themselves and negotiate favorable mortgage rates. Continue reading

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Renting as your source of income

Renting as Your Source of Income

Have extra money left over? Some of us do, but unfortunately we sometimes just don’t know where to invest. But have you ever considered renting as your source of income? You might want to. Continue reading

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Questions Homebuyers Never Think to Ask

5 Questions Homebuyers Never Think to Ask

Here are five questions homebuyers never think to ask when visiting a home for sale. The answers to these questions can make or break your decision to put in an offer on the house. Continue reading

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Mortgage Qualification Process in Canada

The Mortgage Qualification Process in Canada

Many real estate property buyers wonder how the mortgage qualification process works in Canada and what information is being looked at to decide whether mortgages should be granted or not. Here are the answers. Continue reading

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