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4 first time homebuyer programs you should know about

March 14, 2016 | By | 4 Comments

Buying your first home in Toronto? …  Or surrounding areas such as Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville, or beyond?   There are first time homebuyer programs you should keep in mind when doing your mortgage planning.  They’re brought to you by both the federal, provincial, and Toronto governments. Two key things you’ll need to save for when buying your […]

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First Time Home Buyer

June 29, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Congratulations on your decision to buy your first home! Since you’re here, you’ve obviously decided to get educated and informed.  I applaud you for that – it takes discipline and commitment! Before you start seriously looking at possible homes, it’s important to understand the financial options available to you and how to get the best deal. Here are the […]

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First-time homebuyers: what do you deserve?

November 25, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

I work with many first-time homebuyers in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, and beyond.  Some have already talked to a professional of one type or another about their mortgage, others haven’t. All of them seem surprised at the time I take to provide them with information, options and scenarios that they could choose. “Why doesn’t everyone work with a mortgage broker?” … […]

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First-time home buyer seminar in Toronto – join us Oct 21st!

October 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Thinking of buying a home in the next twelve months? There is a lot to learn if you want to avoid costly mistakes. The market is constantly changing, both on the real estate side, and on the financing side, which makes it even more challenging to know whether you have the right information. Can’t make […]

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Smart RRSP strategies for first-time homebuyers

February 15, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

RRSP: To contribute or not to contribute? The RRSP contribution deadline is looming – it’s March 3rd this year – and I’ve gotten quite a few calls and emails over the last couple of days from people scrambling to make a last minute decision on whether or not to max out their RRSP, because they expect […]

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Free First-time Homebuyer Seminar in Mississauga Nov 19th!

November 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

If you are a first-time homebuyer in Mississauga or in Toronto’s west end, please sign up for our seminar!  We will help arm you with the latest information on real estate trends, updates on changing mortgage rules, tips on government programs available to first-time homebuyers, and lots of other details on making the most of home […]

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First-time Homebuyer Seminar October 22

October 13, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Planning on buying your first home? If you are a first-time homebuyer in Mississauga or the west end of the GTA, interested in arming yourself with the latest information on real estate trends, financial tips, and lots of other details on making the most of home buying, please come out to my free first-time homebuyer […]

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Top 5 mistakes first-time homebuyers make

May 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Common mistakes made by first-time homebuyers… …  And how not to make them! I tend to revise this list from time to time, based on what I’m seeing with my clients.  So here’s my latest list of the top five mistakes first-time homebuyers (and even experienced homebuyers!) make: 1.  Not getting a mortgage pre-approval You […]

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