We all know that buying a home can be expensive so have a look at these rebates
1. Home Buyers’ Plan
Qualifying home buyers can withdraw up to $25,000 (couples can withdraw up to $50,000) from their RRSPs for a down payment. Home buyers who have repaid their RRSP may be eligible to use the program a [...]
I was having a conversation the other day where I was outlining the process of using a Realtor. I started spelling off the reasons why a person should always use an agent to buy a home. I feel that a lot of the time people are hesitant to use a Realtor at first or that [...]
This week we have one new property and we have revisited two properties from last week. I would like to stress that especially for purchasers who are getting into the market for the first time this is the the time to buy. Interest rates are low and there are lots listings on the market to [...]
I am going to bore you with a quick insight into my daily life as a Realtor. Every morning I get up make myself a coffee using only the Scott Brothers finest ( I’m a bit of a coffee snob), check these guys out they custom roast and it is the best I have ever [...]
Mortgage Broker with Great Pacific Mortgage and Investments
Chris joined Great Pacific in 2008 after graduating from the UBC Sauder School of Business Mortgage Brokerage Course.
Prior to working for Great Pacific, Chris had a successful career in customer service and he enjoys using these skills to create successful partnerships with past, present and future clients [...]
Get Pre-approved for a mortgage before March 18th or:
1. you may qualifiy for less money.
2. you will probably have higher payments.
In light of today’s announcement by Jim Flaherty, Canada’s Minister of Finance, it is even more prudent that if you are considering buying a home go out and get pre-qualified for a new mortgage. The [...]
The number of property sales throughout Greater Victoria rose in October while prices remained mixed. A total of 467 homes and other properties sold in October through the Victoria Real Estate Board’s Multiple listing Service® (MLS®), up 18 per cent from the 395 sales in September. There were 742 sales in October of last year.
Your home has been cleaned, freshly painted and you are ready to put it on the market. Could you sell it by yourself? No doubt you could, but when you consider all aspects of the selling process, chances are you will choose to use the services of a REALTOR® — a licensed, trained professional who [...]
If you are tired of renting and have always wanted a home of your own, now is an excellent time to take the home ownership plunge. Attractive mortgage interest rates, government incentive programs and an excellent supply of homes for sale are making the dream of home ownership possible for more would-be buyers.
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