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How to Prepare for Your Mortgage Appointment

So, you’re ready to take on a mortgage and invest in your dream home. First of all, congratulations! This is a huge step to take that often requires plenty of research and effort in advance. However, the question of that initial mortgage appointment remains, whether with an experienced broker such as myself or through your […]

Top 5 Things to Avoid Once Approved For a Mortgage

Once you are approved for a mortgage it is important that your finances stay constant. A mortgage approval is based on the favourable combination of your current debts, income, credit score and more. As some time can pass from when you are approved for a mortgage, to when you close on your home purchase, many […]

16 Reasons to Use a Mortgage Broker

April 5, 2020 
When looking for a mortgage, one of the questions that may arise is should you use a mortgage broker or go to your bank? Also, you may be asking what is the difference between a mortgage broker and a bank? It’s hard to describe all the value a mortgage broker can offer in a few […]

First Time Home Buyers

April 4, 2020 
First time home buyers, you have come to the right place! Is the thought of buying your first home stressful? If so, you are not alone. I am here to guide you through the process and make it as clear, straight forward and stress free as possible. I have helped hundreds of first time home […]

Is a Professional Home Inspector Required?

November 13, 2019 
Is a professional home inspector required? On the surface, a house that appears to be perfect may have a few hidden problems. When a seller adds new flooring or a new coat of paint, it can help modernize and brighten up at home but sometimes there can be deficiencies behind the scenes that may be […]

8 Important Tips for Buying a Home to Renovate

November 12, 2019 
Looking for a home that you would like to renovate is all about looking to the future potential of this home. Some homes may be in the right neighbourhood but need quite a bit of updating. Perhaps you would like to buy a home and do some work yourself in order to increase the value […]

What Should You Look For in a Family Home?

November 11, 2019 
What should you look for in a family home in Ottawa? As the family grows, they need a house that offers not only safety and shelter but functionality as well. With the different stages of life ahead, a home for a family should be able to meet the families evolving requirements.   What Should You Look […]

Everything You Need To Know About House Down Payments

August 30, 2019 
How much down payment do I need to buy a house? The answer to this depends on a few things. Will You Live In All or Part of The Property? When determining how much down payment do I need to buy a house, it will depending on who will leave in the house. Traditional banks […]

First Time Home Buyer Ottawa

August 21, 2019 
I am often asked, what are the most important things to know when you are a first time home buyer in Ottawa. As each client’s finances and home needs are different the list of must know items can vary from client to client however here are 8 things that you should know as a first […]

Getting Pre Approved for a Mortgage in Brockville

August 2, 2019 
Getting pre approved for a mortgage in Brockville is when you apply for a mortgage with a lender and the lender confirms that there is a strong possibility that you will be approved for a mortgage in Brockville once an offer is made. Being pre approved will also tell you the maximum house price that you can […]
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