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How to improve your credit score

How to improve your credit score

There are many people out there who are suffering financially due to their poor credit scores and damaged credit histories. In the current difficult financial climate the importance of our credit reports and scores has increased considerably and these days having a poor credit score can leave you out in… Read More


Mortgage Refinancing Myths: Busted

Mortgage Refinancing Myths: Busted

With interest rates touching new lows, almost all mortgage holders are rushing for refinancing. But before you tie yourself to a new plan, read on to clarify some myths about mortgage refinancing. Myth # 1: Refinancing Lowers Your Monthly Mortgage Costs This myth has been doing rounds in many minds… Read More


Clear Communication is Vital When Arranging a Mortgage

Clear Communication is Vital When Arranging a Mortgage

Though it needn’t be as confusing as many assume it to be, the process of getting a mortgage can, quite often, be less than straightforward. This would seem, to an extent, unavoidable. After all, a there’s a large amount of searching, decision making, paperwork and administration involved in the early… Read More


Tips for Buying a Fixer Upper Home

Tips for Buying a Fixer Upper Home

In this economy, a fixer-upper home may have more problems than benefits. Once all the costs come into play, this property may take years to turn a profit. Between repairs and maintenance, the true cost to own may not be worth your time. Unfortunately, people often rush into these deals… Read More


7 Tips for Lowering your Homeowners Insurance

7 Tips for Lowering your Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners insurance can be one of the most important investments a Canadian homeowner will make. Not only can homeowners insurance replace your property in case of a fire or natural disaster, but it can also help you cover the costs of home repairs after a bad storm. One of the… Read More


Is a Payday Advance the Right Solution?

Is a Payday Advance the Right Solution?

It is not unusual in this economy to find that you need money to cover unplanned expenses for which you may not immediately have the money available. One of the ways that many people have found that they can accomplish this is through the use of a payday advance or… Read More


Budget tips for a kitchen renovation

Budget tips for a kitchen renovation

According to Remodeling Magazine, kitchen renovations provide the highest return on your investment. Not surprisingly, the kitchen is often the heart of a home?it’s where we eat, chat, and prepare meals for the holy-grail of family life, the dinner table. Setting a budget is essential to ensure you get the… Read More


Green Homes and the Future of the Real Estate Market

Green Homes and the Future of the Real Estate Market

Many Canadians, both those that are involved in the process of selling real estate and those that buy real estate, perceive the market as being not particularly friendly right now, and for good reason. Ever since the real estate bubble bursted on that fateful day there has been little faith… Read More


Empower People to Get a Home Mortgage in Canada

Empower People to Get a Home Mortgage in Canada

The Canadian government empowers people to get a home mortgage in Canada. The housing market is doing very well in Canada and getting a mortgage is very easy to handle. It is very easy to get a mortgage when you have as much as 5% for your down payment. The… Read More



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