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Wednesday

30

APRIL

2014

Five First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

If you’re on the hunt for your first home and want to have a smooth and successful home purchasing experience avoid these common first-time homebuying mistakes.

1. Thinking you don’t need a real estate agent

You might be able to find a house on your own but there are still many aspects of buying real estate that can confuse a first-time buyer. Rely on your agent to negotiate offers, inspections...


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Wednesday

2

APRIL

2014

Purchase Plus Improvements! Add Home Renovations to your Mortgage.

Having problems finding your dream home?  Have you said, "great home, great location, too bad the kitchen is so outdated?"  Don't overlook these properties, as there are mortgage programs available that can help you get into the home with the dream kitchen or hardwood floors you so badly want.  These programs save you the inconvenience or hassle of arranging a second loan after closing to do the improvements. 

Both CMHC and Genworth Insurance offer a program called "Purchase Plus Improvements" that allow you to purchase a home, renovate it the way you like and...

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Monday

29

APRIL

2013

Purchase Plus Improvements! Add Home Renovations to your Mortgage.

Having problems finding your dream home?  Have you said, "great home, great location, too bad the kitchen is so outdated?"  Don't overlook these properties, as there are mortgage programs available that can help you get into the home with the dream kitchen or hardwood floors you so badly want.  These programs save you the inconvenience or hassle of arranging a second loan after closing to do the improvements...

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