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Some great tips to help you save for a home

Some great tips to help you save for a home

June 13, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

A home for most all Canadians is likely the most significant purchase you will make in your lifetime, so it is essential to be well-prepared. It is crucial to understand how to budget and save for ...

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Renewing in a higher rate environment

Renewing in a higher rate environment

June 9, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

I've been getting a lot of questions lately about mortgage renewals – not surprising, given the steady rise of mortgage rates over the last couple of years. People with mortgages renewing in 2023 an ...

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Strategies for Speeding Up Mortgage Repayment

Strategies for Speeding Up Mortgage Repayment

June 3, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

Those of us who desire to own a home often long for the time when our mortgage is paid off. Although the majority of Canadian mortgages are usually amortized over the course of 25 years, there are a ...

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Learning about the new First Home Savings Account (FHSA) program

Learning about the new First Home Savings Account (FHSA) program

May 15, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

With the market starting to stabilize, and in many markets housing prices starting to rise again, maybe you or someone you know is looking at purchasing their first home before home prices rise too mu ...

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First-Time Home Buyer Budgeting: What You Need to Know

First-Time Home Buyer Budgeting: What You Need to Know

April 20, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

As a first-time home buyer, budgeting is an essential part of the home buying process. By carefully planning your finances and considering all of the costs associated with purchasing a home, you can e ...

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Bank Of Canada Rate Update April 12, 2023

Bank Of Canada Rate Update April 12, 2023

April 12, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at 4.5%, with the Bank Rate at 4.75% and the deposit rate at 4. ...

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What first-time homebuyers can expect with the new tax-free First Home Savings Account

What first-time homebuyers can expect with the new tax-free First Home Savings Account

April 5, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

Since it was proposed in the 2022 Federal Budget, we've learned more details about this exciting new program aimed at helping first-time homebuyers purchase a home.  The bill is ...

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Four Ways to Take Control and Thrive in a Challenging Market

Four Ways to Take Control and Thrive in a Challenging Market

March 9, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

If you're struggling financially as a result of increased living expenses and interest rates, you are not alone. A lot of Canadians are feeling a little helpless these days, with talk of rising intere ...

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Bank of Canada Rate Update March 8, 2023

Bank of Canada Rate Update March 8, 2023

March 8, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at 4.5%, with the Bank Rate at 4.75% and the deposit rate at ...

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Selling Your Home in the Winter: How You Can Make the Most of It

Selling Your Home in the Winter: How You Can Make the Most of It

March 5, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

Selling your home in the winter can be a challenging task, but it can also be an opportunity to stand out in a crowded market. With fewer houses on the market and motivated buyers who are eager to mov ...

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Title insurance and home insurance–protect what matters most

Title insurance and home insurance–protect what matters most

February 27, 2023 | Posted by: Sufwan Atiyat

When something goes wrong with your home and you suffer a loss, you need to be able to rely on your insurance coverage. Knowing which of your insurance policies to turn to isn't always easy. Title ins ...

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