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Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

March 18, 2020 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Home selling season is rapidly approaching. In most cases, spring is the top time to sell a home. One reason spring is the top-selling season is that home buyers align their moving schedule with their ... [read more]

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

March 4, 2020 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ... [read more]

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Mississauga and Barrie, ON?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Mississauga and Barrie, ON?

February 18, 2020 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will ex ... [read more]

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

February 5, 2020 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ... [read more]

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

January 22, 2020 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ... [read more]

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

January 9, 2020 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

There is a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether ref ... [read more]

How to Turn Your Home in Mississauga and Barrie into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

How to Turn Your Home in Mississauga and Barrie into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

December 18, 2019 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Thinking about turning your home into a rental property?If you are having trouble selling your home, you have a number of options. You could stay in the property and hope for the best, but if you have ... [read more]

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Mississauga & Barrie, Ontario

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Mississauga & Barrie, Ontario

December 4, 2019 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling process easier, from setting an asking price to c ... [read more]

Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

November 20, 2019 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Most home buyers take out a mortgage to help finance buying a home. As a result, many homeowners are faced with a monthly mortgage payment during the time they are raising their children or sending th ... [read more]

What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing in Mississauga and Barrie, ON?

What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing in Mississauga and Barrie, ON?

November 6, 2019 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Though most people believe that their home is a great place to live, others see the value in owning a home. It can be a great investment. However, if you are strapped for cash, it can be a source of ... [read more]

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