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  • February 27, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Home Buying Preparedness

Understand your closing costs and ongoing expenses   One of the biggest lessons learned by new home buyers was that they should have been more thorough when budgeting and accounting for all of

  • January 30, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Five credit habits that can boost your score

Your credit score is essentially your passport to financial opportunities. With a possible range of 300 to 900, your score tells lenders what kind of a risk you are likely to be as a borrower. A low

  • January 10, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

5 strategies to help you become mortgage free sooner

We all know that paying off a mortgage as early as possible makes good financial sense. You’ll save significant interest costs and free up money for RRSPs and other investments, and changing l

  • December 12, 2018
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Winter home Maintenance

Your house is an important investment that you want to keep in tip top shape, especially if you are planning to be there for the foreseeable future.  Winter can be the most grueling season for

  • November 28, 2018
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Ten steps to home ownership

Dreaming of celebrating the holidays in your very own home? Maybe it’s not as far away as you think. In fact, you might be just ten steps away! Start off on the right foot and talk to a pro

  • November 9, 2018
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

This Is How to Buy and Renovate

Many homebuyers looking at older properties find themselves in a common predicament: they’ve found a property that suits them, but it needs some costly and immediate upgrades. Good news. We&rs

  • October 12, 2018
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Home maintenance tips for the fall

Fall is one of the most active seasons for home maintenance as you prepare for the upcoming winter months. CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) has compiled this general maintenance checkl

  • September 26, 2018
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Bank or Broker

If you’re like most Canadian homeowners, chances are you didn’t buy the first house you saw. You browsed some listings; you walked around some neighbourhoods or drove around to find a fe

  • September 20, 2018
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

What's on your bucket list?

  Your bucket list includes all the goals you want to achieve and the life experiences and dreams you want to fulfill. It’s often viewed as a “to-do” list for the golden

  • August 23, 2018
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Sometimes you just need break

  It’s impossible to plan for many of the things that will happen in our lives, like job loss, illness, divorce, relocation, personal matter, or when much better mortgage rates become av

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