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    Why Canadians may choose a private mortgage.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, November 30, 2020
    When most people want to buy a home, they get a list of local banks and mortgage companies to start comparing the available financing options. However, the truth is that not everyone with a dream of o
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    When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?
    by Paul Therien on Monday, November 23, 2020
    Property owners refinance their homes and commercial properties all the time. As your credit improves and you have built more equity into the property, it may make fiscal sense to refinance when inter
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    What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?
    by Paul Therien on Monday, November 16, 2020
    Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over the years. Especially in the first years of owning
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    What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing?
    by Paul Therien on Monday, November 09, 2020
    Though most people believe that their home is a great place to live, others see the value in owning a home. It can be a great investment. However, if you are strapped for cash, it can be a source of
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    Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19
    by Paul Therien on Monday, November 02, 2020
    The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry is gradually recovering. Prospective buyers can m
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    Top 10 considerations when moving to a new area.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, October 26, 2020
    Peak Moving Season being just around the corner, most movers and other professionals in the industry will tend to encourage moving during the offseason. No matter where you are moving to, here are som
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    Top 3 home improvement ideas to increase the value of your home.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, October 19, 2020
    Homeowners are often excited about home renovations and updates. Some property owners also use that opportunity to fulfill their wish lists, such as adding a master bedroom or hardwood flooring. With
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    Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes
    by Paul Therien on Monday, October 12, 2020
    Selling a home can be a daunting process; finding a real estate professional may help ease a lot of the stress. They will not only help find a buyer and undertake the complex process of closing the de
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    Tips for Real Estate investors.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, October 05, 2020
    In today's business world, investing has gone beyond traditional assets, such as stocks and mutual funds. The real estate industry presents excellent investment options and a chance to expand your p
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    Things to look out for when viewing a property.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, September 28, 2020
    Becoming a homeowner can be quite an exciting experience; however, house hunting is not a process without challenges. Depending on your personal preferences, needs, and budget, you need to carefully c
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    The power of three
    by Paul Therien on Monday, September 21, 2020
    As consumers we often do our best to investigate our options before we make a purchase. We window shop, do online research, and we ask for the opinions of friends, colleagues and often will seek the e
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    The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties
    by Paul Therien on Monday, September 14, 2020
    Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch
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    Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?
    by Paul Therien on Monday, September 07, 2020
    Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not
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    Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?
    by Paul Therien on Monday, August 31, 2020
    It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will explore so
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    Reverse Mortgages and the impact on Heirs.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, August 24, 2020
    How do Reverse Mortgages Affect Canadian Heirs?For Canadian seniors, there is a great way to get the most out of the equity in their homes. Home prices tend to rise, and equity builds in the property.
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    Refinance Your Mortgage Today!
    by Paul Therien on Monday, August 17, 2020
    Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance a
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    Real Estate 101: Getting Your Home Ready To Show
    by Paul Therien on Monday, August 10, 2020
    So...you decided to sell your home? This was not a decision that was taken lightly. This is a home you've grown fond of and grown in love with deeply. Countless memories were created, maybe your child
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    Pre-Qualification For First Time Home Buyers
    by Paul Therien on Monday, August 03, 2020
    Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all thr
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    Multi-Family Lending: What You Need To Know About Hard Money Loans
    by Paul Therien on Monday, July 27, 2020
    Multi-family real estate is one of the most popular investments for both newbie and seasoned investors. Buyers in the past used traditional financing. And until recently, multi-family loans are the be
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    Mortgages, separation or divorce.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, July 20, 2020
    Separation and divorce present many challenges. It's a situation you likely never thought you'd never be in, but now there are personal and financial consequences to handle. Most notably, one of the m
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    Five Tips for Buying a Condo
    by Paul Therien on Monday, July 13, 2020
    Yaaay! You finally got enough to facilitate the down payment of your first condo, or perhaps this is your investment property. Here is a simplified guide that includes some tips for buying a condo.
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    Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen
    by Paul Therien on Monday, July 06, 2020
    Buying a home is for everyone — or those who can afford to pay for their mortgage. Albeit if you're 60 or 70 years old, it's possible and beneficial to own a home so long as you have the financial m
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    Advice for First-Time Home Sellers
    by Paul Therien on Monday, June 29, 2020
    When buying your home, you probably dreamt of passing it down to future generations. Now, things turned out different and you are looking to sell.You fell in love with your home and made a ton of mem
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    5 Things not to do when selling your home.
    by Paul Therien on Monday, June 22, 2020
    The process of selling a residential property can be time-consuming and emotionally involving, especially if it is your first sale. While your home's curb appeal influences a prospective buyer's poten
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    5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit
    by Paul Therien on Monday, June 15, 2020
    For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always
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    4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale
    by Paul Therien on Monday, June 01, 2020
    One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h