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Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs

Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs

September 9, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

How do Reverse Mortgages Affect Canadian Heirs? For Canadian seniors, there is a great way to get the most out of the equity in their homes. Home prices tend to rise, and equity builds in the prope ... [read more]

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

August 26, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

When buying your home, you probably dreamt of passing it down to future generations. Now, things turned out different and you are looking to sell. You fell in love with your home and made a ton of ... [read more]

Top 3 Home Improvement Ideas to Increase the Value of Your Home

Top 3 Home Improvement Ideas to Increase the Value of Your Home

August 13, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Homeowners are often excited about home renovations and updates. Some property owners also use that opportunity to fulfill their wish lists, such as adding a master bedroom or hardwood flooring. Wit ... [read more]

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

July 30, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

The process of selling a residential property can be time-consuming and emotionally involving, especially if it is your first sale. While your home's curb appeal influences a prospective buyer's poten ... [read more]

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers

July 16, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Owning a home is one of the most valuable investments you can make. While good living spaces should be as comfortable as possible, with time they should also be able to increase their ROI. That's why ... [read more]

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

June 26, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry is gradually recovering. Prospective buyers can m ... [read more]

When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

June 11, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Property owners refinance their homes and commercial properties all the time. As your credit improves and you have built more equity into the property, it may make fiscal sense to refinance when inter ... [read more]

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

May 28, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

We are facing a challenging time as we work together to combat COVID-19 in our country and even our own neighborhoods. With so much uncertainty in the air, is it a good time to think about buying a ho ... [read more]

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

May 13, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs ... [read more]

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

April 22, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always a ... [read more]

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