How Bridge Financing Works.

Mortgage Tips Arlind Anamali 14 Jun

In life, things rarely go as planned. This is especially true when it comes to real estate! When it comes to buying a new home, in a perfect world, most of us would like to take possession of their new residence before having to move out of the old one. This makes moving a lot […]

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Why you need a home inspection.

Mortgage Tips Arlind Anamali 25 Apr

A home inspection isn’t a legal requirement when you buy a home in Canada. Yet, it’s certainly a wise decision for the largest purchase you will likely ever make. Here are five reasons why you should opt for a home inspection when buying a home, even if it is a brand-new build. Things unseen The […]

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Understanding Your Mortgage Rate.

Financial literacy Arlind Anamali 5 Apr

When it comes to mortgages, one of the most important influencers is interest rate but do you know how this rate is determined? It might surprise you to find out that there are 10 major factors that affect the interest you will pay on your home loan! Knowing these factors will not only prepare you […]

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Investment Properties.

Financial literacy Arlind Anamali 9 Mar

So, you are looking to purchase a second property! Congratulations! This is a great opportunity for you to expand your financial portfolio and ensure stability for the future. However, before you launch into this purchase there are a few things you should know, depending on which type of second property you are looking to purchase. […]

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Staying Out of the Penalty Box.

Mortgage Tips Arlind Anamali 11 Feb

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 remember is that a mortgage is a contract. That means that […]

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How to Save with a Variable Mortgage.

Mortgage Tips Arlind Anamali 19 Jan

When it comes to mortgages, the age-old question remains: “Should I go with a variable or fixed-rate?”. To make an informed decision, it is important to look at the type of buyer and the historical trends. When it comes to variable versus fixed-rate, it is important to understand what these mortgages are based off of. […]

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Refinancing your home.

Mortgage Tips Arlind Anamali 10 Jan

One of the best parts about life is that it is ever-changing. This is one of the reasons that mortgages are available on short-term contracts (such as the standard 5-year) so that you can adjust your mortgage over time to best suit your needs. However, in some cases you cannot wait until the term is […]

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There’s Always an Alternative.

Mortgage Tips Arlind Anamali 26 Oct

When it comes down to getting approved for a mortgage, there are a lot of factors and not everyone will qualify. So what are your options if the banks say “no”? When conventional lenders (such as banks or credit unions) deny mortgage financing, it can be easy to feel discouraged. However, it is important to […]

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10 Mortgage Mistakes.

Mortgage Tips Arlind Anamali 16 Sep

Whether it is your first house or you’re moving to a new neighborhood, getting approved for a mortgage is exciting! However, even if you have been approved and are simply waiting to close, there are still some things to keep in mind to ensure your efforts are successful. Many homeowners believe that if you have […]

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How to Teach Your Kids About Money.

General Arlind Anamali 8 Sep

“You’re teaching them way too young,” joked the man next to me and my three girls at the bank machine; clearly he assumed we were taking out cash, and thought it would be funny to tease me about that. “No, man,” I teased back warmly; “I teach my girls to make deposits.” He laughed, I […]

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