Using Mortgage Professional

Using Mortgage Professional

Mortgage Professional There are generally two ways to get a mortgage in Canada: From a bank or from a licensed mortgage professional. While a bank only offers the products from their particular institution, licensed mortgage professionals send millions of dollars in...
Tips for the Moving Process

Tips for the Moving Process

It’s official: you’ve signed the papers, dotted all the i’s and crossed the t’s—you own a new home! You’ve almost reached the end of your journey. However, now, faced with the daunting task of moving, it may seem as though the journey has just begun. Moving can be a...
Glossary

Glossary

REAL ESTATE TERMS AMORTIZATION – The number of years it takes to repay the entire amount of a mortgage. APPRAISAL – An estimate of a property’s market value, used by lenders in determining the amount of the mortgage. APPRECIATION – The increase of a property’s value...
Home Maintenance Schedule

Home Maintenance Schedule

Regular Maintenance is the Key Inspecting your home on a regular basis and following good maintenance practices are the best way to protect your investment in your home. Whether you take care of a few tasks at a time or several all at once, it is important to get into...
Buyers

Buyers

FIRST TIME BUYERS Purchasing your first home is an exciting experience.  Your real estate agent will walk you through the process. Things to remember: YOUR CREDIT This information is called your “credit history”. A credit reporting agency provides information about...
Open House Checklist

Open House Checklist

A beautiful open house is easy to achieve using this handy checklist. This can’t be overemphasized. A cluttered home is a turnoff to most buyers. It’s also potentially dangerous: you don’t want people to be injured as they try to navigate in your junk. Remember, it’s...