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Do You Have A Chocolate Covered Mortgage?

Do You Have A Chocolate Covered Mortgage?

I have something shocking to tell you. Ready? Canadian banks are a business like any other. Gasp and shock! This is nothing less than the truth. They are mandated to produce profits and provide their shareholders with a dividend at the end of the year. This is accomplished by charging us service fees and interest […]

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What Is a “Gifted” Down Payment?

What Is a “Gifted” Down Payment?

              A “Gifted” Down Payment is very common for first time buyers. Essentially, a buyer’s family member (usually very nice, warm and loving parents) will offer up money to go towards the down payment. Often this is done because their son or daughter doesn’t quite have enough funds saved […]

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