16 Mar

Advice – how to build your credit

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Published by DLC Marketing Team March 15, 2022 The Credit Challenge. For most people, credit score isn’t something you spend much time thinking about. Especially if you are someone who is making good money and paying all your bills on time. When you are in that boat, it feels pretty good! But, when you miss […]

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24 Feb

The Perfect Home

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Find Your Perfect Home Type. When it comes to finding your perfect home, there are so many more options for potential homeowners! From a single-family dwelling to a townhouse to a modular home, the choices are seemingly endless. But, before you start widening your search, let’s take a look at what makes these home types […]

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24 Feb

Do I need a Home Inspection?

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Published by DLC Marketing Team February 22, 2022 5 Reasons to Invest in a Home Inspection. While home inspections might not be the most exciting part of your home buying journey, they are extremely important and can save you money and a major headache in the long run. In a competitive housing market, there can […]

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16 Feb

Staying out of the Penalty Box

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Published by DLC Marketing Team Staying Out of the Penalty Box. When it comes to mortgages, it is easy to focus on the rates and your current situation, but the reality is that life happens and when it does, rates won’t be the only thing that matters. First and foremost, the most important thing to […]

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25 Jan

Renting Vs. Buying

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Renting Vs. Buying: What You Need to Know!. When it comes to the Canadian housing market, there are lots of options for where to live! From renting an apartment to owning a single-family home, it all comes down to where you see yourself living and what you can afford! The beauty is, there is no […]

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10 Feb

Mortgage during COVID

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Amazing year for 2020, I am open for business, lowest rates in my lifetime! Amazing home prices! What more could you ask? Call me, I am ready to assist, no high pressure, let’s just talk it through, I can help!

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22 Jan

Bank or Mortgage Broker?

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Where should you go first – to a bank, or to a mortgage broker? A mortgage broker is an intermediary who works with multiple lenders to find the best deal for the client. Mortgage brokers are licensed professionals, each province has its own registry and criteria for being a certified mortgage broker. Would you go […]

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3 Jan

HOW TO VERIFY YOUR DOWN PAYMENT WHEN BUYING A HOME

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest challenges facing people wanting to buy their first home. To fulfill the conditions of your mortgage approval, it’s all about what you can prove (hard to believe – but some people have lied in the past – horrors!). Documentation of down payment is required by […]

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14 Nov

Consider a Rent to Own Property?

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

5 REASONS YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER A RENT TO OWN PROPERTY With the real estate market continuing to hold steady, many young families are looking for other options to afford a home. Many millennial families still are holding onto the dream of owning a detached home or their own townhouse/condo one day…but the task […]

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7 Oct

5 WAYS YOU COULD USE A CHIP REVERSE MORTGAGE

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Posted by: Karen Lagore

Reverse mortgages are continuing to grow as a retirement solution for Canadians 55+. Homeowners 55+ are unlocking their home equity for tax-free funds that improve their cashflow and pay-off higher interest loans. Consider your own financial needs. Do any of these 5 common scenarios sound familiar? 1) You have missed a payment/made a late payment. […]

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