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We have but one purpose: to help you gain a better understanding of the real estate buying process, and be the best property owner you can be. Whether you’re buying your very first property, or you already have experience, we’re here for you. We’ll give you the facts, and offer solutions according to your needs: we have no hidden agenda. Our only purpose is to serve your interests!

  1. Eco-friendly DIY Halloween decorations

    With Halloween right around the corner, many families are preparing to give their homes a spooky makeover. This year, why not make your own decorations using items you already have in your cupboards—and your recycling bin? Inexpensive and eco-friendly, these simple craft ideas are fun for all ages. Papier mâché pumpkins These original ornaments look […]

  2. The true cost of buying and selling a home

    In this article Who pays for what in a real estate transaction? Buying a home is an expensive endeavour, and quite unlike the purchase of an ordinary consumer good. In addition to the amount agreed upon during negotiations between the buyer and seller, other fees—totalling several thousands of dollars—must be paid by both parties.  Here […]

  3. How to buy a house with bad credit

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    In this article Becoming a homeowner is a major life step that requires a lot of preparation. For example, you’ll need to save for a down payment, and most likely apply for a mortgage, in order to pay for your new home. Unfortunately, things can get a little complicated if your credit score is on […]

  4. Buying a second home

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    You are thinking about buying a second home and you have questions? Here’s what you need to know before you make your decision.

  5. Everything you need to know about fixed payment variable rate mortgages

    In this article When you’re preparing to take out a mortgage, it’s important to understand how interest rates may affect your loan. This is especially true in the current economic climate, since we’ve experienced several successive increases in the Bank of Canada’s policy rate, a sort of benchmark that financial institutions use to set their prime […]

  6. Choosing the right flooring

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    Whether you’re planning to renovate your home or build a new one, choosing a floor is an important step that can be complex. Here’s what you need to know before you start.

  7. Tax benefits when purchasing your first home

    by Multi-Prêts Mortgages What you’ll learn We often talk about all the expenses, especially the unforeseen ones, that come with the purchase of a first home, but it’s also important to bring up the advantages. Building an estate. No longer having to deal with a landlord who’s quick to cash checks, but much slower to fix […]

  8. The tax-free FHSA, a new tool to help first-time buyers save for a down payment

    In this article Prospective buyers will soon be able to rely on a new tool to help them save for a down payment. Although we do not yet know all of the rules surrounding the 2022 Federal budget’s flagship measure, here’s what we currently know about the tax-free First Home Savings Account (FHSA), which will […]

  9. Safety starts at home: preventing and planning against fires

    by Multi-Prêts Mortgages What you’ll learn When it comes to house fires, a momentary lapse of attention is all it takes for the unthinkable to occur. Having the right reflexes in a crisis could save your life, and the lives of those you hold dear. You should also read our article on ensuring a safe […]

  10. What is the maximum amount you can borrow when buying a home?

    by Multi-Prêts Mortgages What you’ll learn How much can I borrow? That’s something you’re probably wondering if you’re in the market for a new home. The answer to this question is extremely important because it directly affects the type of home or condo that you can get. Just be cautious about the maximum amount you […]

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