Recent Articles in ‘Mortgages’

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Fourth-quarter uptick

RBC notes an improvement in the city’s home affordability

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Timing your move

Finding the right time to stop renting and start owning

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The money goes up front

Be financially prepared when purchasing your first home

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TIPS FOR A SMOOTH MOVE

Good preparation is key to handling the challenges involved in moving into your next home.

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Choose The Right Expert

Sound advice and solutions from a specialist are an essential part of buying a home.

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When more means less

The more you put into your down payment, the more you’ll save in interest and the less your house will cost in the end.

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Thorns among roses in U.S. housing picture

Here at home, it may be time for the federal finance minister to consider raising the mortgage-amortization period back to 30 years

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Ten common mortgage mistakes

Knowing about possible snags ahead of time will make it easier to apply for that mortgage.

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Strategies To Consider For 2013

Whether you are buying a new home, refinancing or simply renewing, there is much to consider if you are in need of a mortgage in 2013.

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Debt is the key to your new home

Qualifying for your mortgage – be careful with those credit cards

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Short-term strategy for long-term stability

British Columbians continue to carry the largest mortgages in Canada, so it’s no surprise that choosing the right mortgage term and options is very important.

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Financing a home deal: What the new rules mean to you

On July 9, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s latest round of new mortgage guidelines kicked in. Shortly after, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions announced it was getting closer to finalizing its new guidelines for federally regulated banks.

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Knowledge Key For First-time Homebuyers

Realizing financial options and how much can be spent is essential for those in the market

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‘Buy Now’ Wins Over ‘Wait A While’

The latest poll taken by the Royal Bank finds the ‘overwhelming majority’ of Canadians remain confident in home ownership.

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Will Rate Hikes Hit By The End Of 2012?

Don’t panic; expect the Bank of Canada to be cautious when evaluating an increase