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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 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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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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How to buy your first home by 29

February 26, 2018 | By | 3 Comments

What’s the rush?  The financial “why” HSBC did an interesting study in the UK in 2014.  It suggested that if you buy your first home by 29, you create a positive cycle that not only benefits your own financial situation, but that of your future children as well.  Buying early gives enough of a boost that you […]

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Do you look like the next generation of homebuyers?

August 14, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

First-time homebuyers survey This past June, Mortgage Professionals Canada published their survey results on the next generation of homebuyers – adults under the age of 40 who don’t currently own a home, but who expect to own in the near future.  If you’re planning on buying, or help a child get into home ownership, these […]

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