Category Archives: Miscellaneous Articles

A collection of various articles that are educational and informative.

What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

The fine folk at Canadian Mortgage Trends explore The Intricacies of Mortgage Pre-Approvals.

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Scotia Total Equity Plan: Why We Chose Scotiabank’s STEP

Here’s an informative description of how Scotia’s HELOC or STEP (Scotia Total Equity Plan) works. Contact Charlotte Roach (780.215.4431) who is Scotia’s mobile mortgage specialist, for further details.

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Homeownership for Generation Y

This article was published in the Calgary Herald, It was written about the Generation Y – those born between ’80 and ’94. According to the survey homeownership in the cards for Generation Y.

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Maintain/repair your AC Before Summer

Early spring is the best time to ensure your central air conditioner is working. Don’t scramble for a service call during the first heat wave. Unplug the air conditioner. Disconnect the power from the unit. Remove the filter and bezel … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of A Reverse Mortgage

As the baby boomer generation ages into their senior years, there seems to be a growing trend for ‘reverse mortgages’. There are many celebrities in their senior years who are (hired by the mortgage companies) extolling the benefits of these … Continue reading

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What Do You Buy When Nothing is Perfect?

Do you have designer taste and a fixer-upper budget? Read this article to help you decide

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Pros and Cons of Mortgage Brokers vs. Mortgage Specialists

Here’s an interesting read about Mortgage Brokers vs. Mortgage Specialists . Definitely have a read before you re-finance your mortgage.

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Stage Your Home to Sell– It's All In The Details

Purge your house of the clutter, and stage your home to sell. Removing personal mementos as well as any religious and cultural items will make prospective home-buyers more comfortable in your house, and help them visualize themselves living there.

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