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How much should You borrow?

How much should You borrow?

        The first thing you’ll need to decide if you are going to buy a home is how much you can afford to borrow, this especially important if you are looking for a 1st time home buyer mortgage. The interest and mortgage types play an important...

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Banks vs. Mortgage Brokers

Banks vs. Mortgage Brokers

        Banks vs. Mortgage Brokers: Who is the Better Choice? The traditional mortgage providers in Canada have been large banks. You also have the option of working with an independent mortgage broker. A smaller number of people opt to apply for...

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Managing your Credit Score

Managing your Credit Score

How to Manage Your Credit Score? Your credit score is one of the first things a creditor will consider when determining whether or not you’re a good candidate for a mortgage. It shows creditors their level of risk if they lend you capital, and is a gauge of your...

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Is it Better to Rent or Buy a Home?

Is it Better to Rent or Buy a Home?

If you are wondering Is it Better to Rent or Buy a Home and what is right for you requires careful consideration. While apartment living may have become tiresome, and you may be sick of paying out money to live when you could be investing in a nice home, the freedoms...

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Debt Consolidation in Canada

Debt Consolidation in Canada

Wish you could combine all your debt into one low rate loan? Now you can, using HELOCs. It does not matter what type of debt you have: auto loans, credit card debt, personal lines of credit – all of these can be combined into one low-rate mortgage loan. You can pay...

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Balancing Mortgages and Income

Balancing Mortgages and Income

        When buying real estate, you will find that mortgage rules have become tougher recently and home prices are rising at a steady rate, making it difficult to purchase. A recent increase in mortgage rates by Bank Of Canada make it even tougher...

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Tangerine Mortgage Rate Review

Tangerine Mortgage Rate Review

Tangerine launched on April 27, 1997 with the name ING DIRECT Canada. In 1998, the bank opened its first café in Vancouver. It was during the same year that Tangerine started internet banking, with the launch of an online banking site. Come 2012, the bank set foot in...

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