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Category: Barrie and Mississauga Mortgage Renewals & Refinancing (14 posts)

Planning to Refinance Your Mortgage in Mississauga or Barrie? Ask These 4 Questions First

Planning to Refinance Your Mortgage in Mississauga or Barrie? Ask These 4 Questions First

April 4, 2018 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

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]

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House in Mississauga or Barrie, ON

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House in Mississauga or Barrie, ON

March 21, 2018 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Te ... [read more]

Looking to Invest in Orillia, ON? Pay Down Your Mortgage Instead

Looking to Invest in Orillia, ON? Pay Down Your Mortgage Instead

January 18, 2018 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

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]

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make in Mississauga and Barrie, ON

September 4, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Buying your first house in Orillia, ON can be an exciting and stressful time. There are so many things to consider that you can find yourself getting overwhelmed. Here are some common mistakes first-t ... [read more]

Three Ways to Get on the Property Ladder

Three Ways to Get on the Property Ladder

August 2, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Property investment is more challenging than ever due to a buoyant housing market in Ontario and the rising cost of living. Many people are concerned they'll never be in a position to buy a property, ... [read more]

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Barrie & Mississauga Home Ready to Sell

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Barrie & Mississauga Home Ready to Sell

July 20, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

If you are working up to selling your Barrie & Orillia, ON home, there are a few quick updates that you can do to get it in better shape for the market. Minimal time upfront getting your property ... [read more]

Maximize Your Selling Potential in Ontario on a Dime

Maximize Your Selling Potential in Ontario on a Dime

July 18, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

If you're like most people looking to sell your Ontario home quickly, you already know the importance of curb appeal. While more and more homebuyers are looking online for homes for sale, a majority s ... [read more]

Staging Your Ontario Home for a Quick Sale

Staging Your Ontario Home for a Quick Sale

July 13, 2017 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

When it comes to staging your Ontario  home for a quick sale, the right accessories can make all the difference. You want your home to look spacious and uncluttered, but that does not mean leavin ... [read more]

Retiring in Ontario? Steps to Take Now to Prepare

Retiring in Ontario? Steps to Take Now to Prepare

July 6, 2017 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Some adults begin planning and saving for retirement immediately after graduating college and entering the workforce. Others delay retirement planning, believing that they have several decades to save ... [read more]

Home Loans & Refinancing

Home Loans & Refinancing

June 29, 2017 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

Purchasing a home in Ontario is likely going to be the largest financial commitment you will ever make but there are other costs associated with home ownership. Many homeowners choose to make use of t ... [read more]

Attention Barrie, Orillia & Innisfil Home Buyers - Rising Insurance Premiums Bump Up Costs

Attention Barrie, Orillia & Innisfil Home Buyers - Rising Insurance Premiums Bump Up Costs

June 22, 2017 | Posted by: Richard Allatt

If you live in the Barrie, Orillia or Inisfil Ontario areas and you're in the market for a mortgage, and have less than 20 per cent downpayment, then you might want to get that mortgage before May 201 ... [read more]

Saving For College in Ontario: Tips For Parents

Saving For College in Ontario: Tips For Parents

May 9, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

One of the prime concerns of parents, especially parents of teenagers, is how their children will be able to afford college tuition. With prices going up each year at even Barrie & Orillia, ON com ... [read more]

4 Excellent Reasons to Consider Refinancing Your Home

4 Excellent Reasons to Consider Refinancing Your Home

April 4, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Your 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 about it. However, ... [read more]

For Savvy Spenders in Orillia, ON: How to Make the Most of your Credit Cards

For Savvy Spenders in Orillia, ON: How to Make the Most of your Credit Cards

March 9, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Savvy Spender: Simple, Smart Ways to Make the Most of Your Credit Cards With their vast array of special perks and member benefits, credit cards are an appealing financing option for modern Orillia c ... [read more]

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Barrie, Mississauga and Ontario Mortgage Broker
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