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7 Home Updates That Millennials Want for Better Value

If you’re a homeowner who has any plan of selling your home in the future, then it pays to know what your target market may look for when you’re finally ready to make a sale. If you own a mid-range home, then your most likely future home buyers will be ...
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Second Mortgages

Getting A Second Mortgage in Ontario? Read This!

Have you heard that more than 2 million Canadians have second mortgages? With this huge number of second mortgage holders, you probably expect that almost everyone is keenly aware of what a second mortgage is and how it works. That is not the case. If you’re from Ontario and want ...
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Build Your Home Equity Faster Using These Tips

Because buying a home is oftentimes one of the most expensive purchases any homeowner can make, it should also be thought of as one of the biggest investments that should be nurtured and grown as part of your financial planning for your future. This can be done by building one’s ...
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Here Is What You Must Know About Borrowing Against Home Equity

Getting a home equity loan is a great financing solution for a lot of people but what does it really mean? What is meant by borrowing against home equity in Canada? Is this something that sounds like a smart decision at this time? What Is Home Equity? Do you know ...
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Smart Ways to Afford a Home Renovation

There is no such thing as cheap home repair or home renovation. Even if you’re the absolute best when it comes to seeking bargain deals, the cost is bound to be more than what most people can freely spend. There will be materials, labour, plus some other extra costs that ...
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Home Equity Facts: What You Need to Know

Homeowners refer to their hone equity as wealth, but what does it have to do with building your net worth? What is home equity and how does it contribute to your wealth? What is Home Equity? Home equity is the value that you have built up in your home. If ...
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Second Mortgages

Your Must-Know Checklist About Second Mortgages

If you’re undecided yet whether you should get a second mortgage or not, now is one of the best times to get a second mortgage in Canada. You just have to be sure that you fully understand what it means to get a second mortgage and what options will be ...
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Home Equity Loans

4 Smart Uses of Home Equity Loans

Some people apply for a home equity loan just because they qualify for it and not for any smart purpose or reason. Sure, it is quite nice to have access to some cash that you can use to buy or pay for some things you may like now, but you ...
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Second Mortgages

The Basics of What You Have to Know About Second Mortgages

A second mortgage is basically what its name says it is. It is a kind of loan that a homeowner can take using the home as the collateral while still having another loan secured by the same house. In other words, a homeowner will be adding to his or her ...
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