Financial advice for first-time home buyers - A house isn’t just a place to live. It’s a place to raise your family and build your future. No wonder buying a home is a key priority for so many of us. It’s also likely to be the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. Find out what’s involved, so you can go house-hunting with confidence.
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Home-buying basicsDo you qualify for a mortgage? What’s a pre-approval? And what is amortization and why does it matter? Get a basic understanding of the home-buying process before you enter the market.
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The house hunt is on!Looking for a home is exciting, but it can also be time-consuming and at times nerve-wracking. Find out how to set a realistic price range, and balance your home ownership dreams with your lifestyle.
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Calculating the costsThere’s more to buying a home than just the purchase price. Learn about all the costs involved in owning a home, and get some tips on how to calculate and manage the numbers.
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Mortgages 101Should you choose a fixed-rate or variable mortgage? Open or closed? How can you protect yourself if interest rates rise? Explore the factors to consider when choosing the mortgage solution that’s right for you.