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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. Your relationship, your finances

    In this article: Keep your finances separate Combine your incomes Split everything 50/50 Divide expenses according to income Know your property rights Whether you’ve been with your significant other for one, five, or ten years, you’ve probably broached the topic of money. Maybe you’ve even had some heated debates! It’s only natural to butt heads […]

  2. How to improve the air quality in your home

    In this article Why is good air quality important? Five ways to improve indoor air quality Bring in help if you need to   Your home is more than a peaceful haven; it’s also the place where you spend most of your time. But did you know that pollutants such as mould and dust can affect […]

  3. Multi-Prêts Mortgages Academy: How our mortgage brokers stay informed and qualified

    by Denis Doucet What you’ll learn What is the Multi-Prêts Mortgages Academy? List of training sessions offered by the academy Do you have what it takes to start a career at Multi-Prêts? When you work with a Multi-Prêts mortgage broker, you are dealing with a highly competent professional that knows everything about the real estate […]

  4. Supplemental heat in winter: stoves and fireplaces

    by Multi-Prêts Mortgages What you’ll learn Solid fuel Pellets Gas and propane When our rough winters decide to show what they’re made of, supplemental heating from a stove or fireplace is always welcome. If you want to add a little comfort and warmth to cold winter nights, or try to make up for some of […]

  5. Different generations, different mortgages

    In this article: Simon: A young professional looking to buy his first property Fabienne and Normand: Realizing a long-time dream Andrée and Roger: Securing the means for urgent repairs A solution to suit your situation Most home buyers take out a mortgage when they purchase a property. However, mortgage needs aren’t necessarily the same for […]

  6. How to choose a credit card

    In this article Credit limit Annual fees Interest rate Credit balance insurance A credit card that’s right for you Credit cards have multiple uses. They’re great for making online purchases, they let you borrow money to obtain all kinds of goods and services, and they come in handy when things unexpectedly go south. When properly […]

  7. Christmas trees: how to choose and decorate them

    by Multi-Prêts Mortgages What you’ll learn Will you choose a natural or an artificial tree? Which decorating trend will you choose for your tree? How to decorate without compromising your fireplace’s safety.   Choosing a tree: artificial or natural? Natural and artificial trees each have their advantages; the choice really comes down to your needs […]

  8. Snow removal: Shovel, carport, snowblower, or snowplow?

    Love it or hate it, snow is a fundamental aspect of winter in Quebec. In addition to covering the ground like a beautiful white blanket, it allows us to enjoy a whole host of outdoor activities. However, too much snow can make it difficult to access your property. Fortunately, when it comes to snow removal, […]

  9. Renewing your mortgage early

    In this article: Reasons to renew your mortgage early The consequences of an early renewal Two strategies to minimize the consequences of an early renewal Do the math Interest rates, instalment amounts, payment frequency . . . Mortgages come with many conditions. You can renegotiate them at the end of your term, which is typically between six months […]

  10. How to save when renovating

    by Multi-Prêts Mortgages What you’ll learn Planning Tools and materials Other tips to help you save  Programs and tax credits Looking to save when renovating or redesigning your property? Obviously, relying on your own handyman instincts rather than using a professional is a good way to cut costs, but it may come back to haunt […]

How to save when renovating

Julie Belhumeur

Mortgage Broker

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