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How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

December 19, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

For most first time home buyers, obtaining a mortgage is a crucial part of the purchasing process. However, being approved for a mortgage is often easier said than done. It can be disheartening to f ... [read more]

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

November 21, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

No matter how carefully you plan, life can put a dent in your retirement funds. A life-altering accident or illness can turn your life upside down. Dipping into your retirement to meet uncovered expen ... [read more]

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

October 3, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

If you are a recent college graduate, you might think that buying a home is still many years off, but that's not necessarily the case. If you dream of homeownership, even as a young adult, there may b ... [read more]

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

July 18, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smithereens as you demolish the interior of the home you're ... [read more]

Planning to Refinance Your Mortgage in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC? Ask These 4 Questions First

Planning to Refinance Your Mortgage in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC? Ask These 4 Questions First

April 4, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Deciding to refinance is a crucial financial move that can help you make significant savings. When you plan properly, do your research, and take time to evaluate where you stand financially, you'll be ... [read more]

Looking to Invest in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, BC? Pay Down Your Mortgage Instead

Looking to Invest in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, BC? Pay Down Your Mortgage Instead

January 18, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

With all the gloomy news about pension plans in the press you may be worrying whether you should actually be investing in a pension plan or not. A new wave of thinking suggests possibly not. There may ... [read more]

Home Buying 101 - Why the Relationship with Your Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Coquitlam Broker Should Be a Positive Partnership

Home Buying 101 - Why the Relationship with Your Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Coquitlam Broker Should Be a Positive Partnership

May 3, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Whether you are looking for your first Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, or Coquitlam home or moving up to the home of your dreams, having an experienced real estate broker or agent in your corner is a must. ... [read more]

Getting Your Whole Family on Board When Selling Your Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, BC Home

Getting Your Whole Family on Board When Selling Your Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, BC Home

April 19, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

If you are selling your Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows home, this can be a challenge when you are in charge of getting your family on board as well. Selling a home with kids has its own challenges, but ... [read more]

Buying a Maple Ridge, BC Home, Step One: Mortgage Pre-Approval

Buying a Maple Ridge, BC Home, Step One: Mortgage Pre-Approval

April 7, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Whether you're looking to buy your first home, or haven't purchased a home in the past several years, you may be surprised to discover that searching your local real estate listings is not always the ... [read more]

Why Remortgage Your Maple Ridge Home? 4 Excellent Reasons to Consider Refinancing

Why Remortgage Your Maple Ridge Home? 4 Excellent Reasons to Consider Refinancing

March 7, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Your Maple Ridge home is probably the most significant purchase you'll ever make, yet it's surprising how many people simply continue paying their mortgage every month without thinking too much abou ... [read more]

How to Use Debt Consolidation Loans Effectively and Safely in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, B.C.

How to Use Debt Consolidation Loans Effectively and Safely in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, B.C.

January 11, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Visit almost any financial site on the web, or watch nearly any daytime TV channel, and you're likely to see advertisements promising that a consolidation loan can solve all your debt problems. There' ... [read more]

BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity (HOME) Partnership program

BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity (HOME) Partnership program

January 5, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

As you may have heard, on December 15, 2016, the BC government announced a new initiative to assist eligible first-time homebuyers. The BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity (HOME) Partnership program pro ... [read more]

Should You Borrow Money to Invest in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Real Estate?

Should You Borrow Money to Invest in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Real Estate?

December 23, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

There's no disputing that real estate investment in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, B.C. is one of the best business models for those looking to achieve long-term financial success. The one problem mo ... [read more]

How Much can You Afford in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows With the New Mortgage Rules

How Much can You Afford in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows With the New Mortgage Rules

October 27, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

How much will the new Mortgage Rule affect you? You have heard in the media over and over the Government of Canada recently changed the qualifications for Canadians buying homes with less th ... [read more]

Buying a home in Maple Ridge? Mortgage Pre Approval's & what you need to know...

Buying a home in Maple Ridge? Mortgage Pre Approval's & what you need to know...

October 26, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Pitt Meadows Mortgage Pre-Approval and Mortgage Pre-Qualification When you begin the process of buying your first Pitt Meadows home, there are many things to consider. Not only do you have to find ... [read more]

Mortgage Broker Or Your Bank?

Mortgage Broker Or Your Bank?

August 21, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Here is an assessment of mortgage broker vs. your bank. - A bank has several financial products. Mortgage brokers generally specialize in home loans. The loan officer at a bank or even your rel ... [read more]

New To Canada & Looking For A Mortgage in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows?

New To Canada & Looking For A Mortgage in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows?

July 20, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

If you are new to Canada, then you will not have an easy time getting a mortgage. As an immigrant, you would not have a work history or a recorded credit history in the country. Those two are the most ... [read more]

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

June 20, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ... [read more]

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

June 19, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ... [read more]

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