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First Time Buyers

Never purchased a home before? Worried about getting approved for a mortgage? Wondering how to dot the i’s and cross the t’s? The answers are here.

  1. An accurate picture of first-time home buyers by CMHC

    by Denis Doucet What you’ll learn Online habits of new owners Buying process and influential people Reasons why people choose a broker to guide them Purchase uncertainties  During spring 2015 across the country, CMHC has conducted a survey with 788 first-time home buyers.These owners had undertaken a mortgage transaction in the latest 12 months preceding this […]

  2. Planning a successful move

    by Multi-Prêts Mortgages What you’ll learn How to plan a move How to choose a mover What to do with stuff you don’t need Is the move covered by your insurance? The house is bought, the mortgage is signed and everyone is excited for the move! To make that big day easier, here are some […]

  3. How to save for a down payment?

    by Denis Doucet What you’ll learn How to calculate the amount to save? Mortgage Insurance Tips and tricks You wish to buy a house, but you are wondering how to save the thousand dollars you need for a down payment? At first sight, we know it doesn’t seem easy. However, when you analyze the situation, workable […]

  4. Condo fees: look into the future

    by Denis Doucet What you’ll learn Low condo fees are not necessarily the bargain you think. Find out the difference between condo fees and reserve funds. Everybody wants a bargain, and when it comes to condo fees, a bargain looks enticing. -But think twice; are low condo fees really an indication of good property management? Ongoing […]

  5. New home owner: 6 things that could break your budget

    by Denis Doucet What you’ll learn Gardens and swimming pools are not just for fun Demolition and “just because” also have hidden traps On paper, residential housing projects always look attractive. They tell you that for the price of your rent, you can own property. But that’s not always the case.  You must get well-informed.  Before […]