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Category: Home Ownership (19 posts)

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale for people in Niagara Falls, ON

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale for people in Niagara Falls, ON

November 15, 2017 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

When your Niagara, ON home is on the market, first impressions matter more than ever. If a potential buyer doesn’t like what they see in the first few minutes, that bad start could color the res ... [read more]

Preparing to Sell Your Niagara Falls Home? Do This First

Preparing to Sell Your Niagara Falls Home? Do This First

September 20, 2017 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

So you've made the decision to sell your Niagara Falls home. What you do to prepare - from the outside in - will make all the difference in whether prospective buyers choose to take a look.  ... [read more]

3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Home Fast

3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Home Fast

May 24, 2017 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

If you're getting ready to sell your home, you may be wondering what you can do to help it sell quickly. How can you make your home more appealing without investing a lot of time or money? The answer ... [read more]

Home Buying 101 - Why the Relationship with Your Broker Should Be a Positive Partnership

Home Buying 101 - Why the Relationship with Your Broker Should Be a Positive Partnership

May 10, 2017 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Whether you are looking for your first home or moving up to the home of your dreams, having an experienced real estate broker or agent in your corner is a must. Real estate is a very specialized indus ... [read more]

Getting Your Whole Family on Board When Selling Your Home

Getting Your Whole Family on Board When Selling Your Home

April 26, 2017 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

If you are selling your home, this can be a challenge when you are in charge of getting your family on board as well. Selling a home with kids has its own challenges, but it isn't impossible. Here are ... [read more]

Market Savvy Co. Interview

Market Savvy Co. Interview

March 11, 2017 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

2017 is shaping up to be an interesting year for homebuyers and mortgage industry professionals. With new regulatory changes coming into effect in the midst of a hot Canadian housing market, first-tim ... [read more]

Timing Your Home Sale

Timing Your Home Sale

January 25, 2017 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Timing the sale of your home is easier said than done. There are all sorts of factors to consider, from seasonal advantages to the economic climate of a particular region. And that's in addition to po ... [read more]

Going Away for the Holidays? Protect Your Home against Burglars!

Going Away for the Holidays? Protect Your Home against Burglars!

December 14, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Burglars look for opportune moments to enter homes in search of valuables, and they don't take breaks for the holidays. In fact, many burglaries take place during the holidays, especially when people ... [read more]

Curb Appeal on a Budget

Curb Appeal on a Budget

November 9, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

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

5 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

5 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

October 26, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Investing in a rental property is a great step toward earning passive income and building wealth. Unfortunately, becoming a landlord for the first time can also be challenging and lead to a financial ... [read more]

7 Tips for Buying a Condominium

7 Tips for Buying a Condominium

September 28, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

There are many advantages to living in a condominium. You aren't required to mow the grass or shovel the snow (if any). You have access to amenities such as pools and fitness centers. And you probably ... [read more]

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

August 24, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

If you are working up to selling your 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 ready to sell can make al ... [read more]

Tips to Ease the Moving Process

Tips to Ease the Moving Process

August 10, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that ... [read more]

Top Tips for Listing Your Niagara Property

Top Tips for Listing Your Niagara Property

August 5, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

With potential buyers able to browse through hundreds of properties at the click of the button, getting your online listing right can be the difference between having a quick sale or a home that linge ... [read more]

Rent or Buy in Niagara? 3 Tips to Help You Decide

Rent or Buy in Niagara? 3 Tips to Help You Decide

July 27, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

The decision to buy or rent a home in is one that should not be taken lightly. After all, the choice you make is going to affect you for at least a year and probably much longer than that. While this ... [read more]

Staging Your Niagara Home for a Quick Sale

Staging Your Niagara Home for a Quick Sale

June 22, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

When it comes to staging your 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 leaving your rooms e ... [read more]

Why is Saving Money so Hard?

Why is Saving Money so Hard?

June 14, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Saving money is a lot like dieting -- easy to understand but difficult to execute and follow through. Intellectually, you know that having that extra piece of pie or second helping of French fries is ... [read more]

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

June 13, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ... [read more]

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

June 8, 2016 | Posted by: The Mortgage Guy Niagara

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ... [read more]

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