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10 Insider Secrets of a Langley Mortgage Broker Clarkgym7 Comments

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The following is a guest post about industry secrets from a Langley BC mortgage broker. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

The importance of buying a home goes far beyond finding a place that feels like home. This is likely the largest undiversified investment you will make. Especially in the Vancouver area, which according to Demographia is considered the second least affordable housing market, being a successful homeowner requires a dispassionate approach to buying a property.

That’s all fine in theory, but when you’re actually buying a home, cruising around town with your Real Estate agent checking out listings is way more interesting than comparing interest rates and mortgage penalties.

This article will give you ten practical tips to save money on your Langley mortgage, so you can get back to comparing Real Estate listings.

1. On average, variable mortgages cost you less

Most Canadians stick with a 5-year fixed mortgage, usually because they like the financial security of knowing what payments to expect. Is it the best option? Maybe, but it depends entirely on your situation. Aside from a brief period in the 80’s, you would…

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By : Adam | 1 Aug 2014
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Importance of Being Informed When Buying a Home

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 8 Jul 2014

So now it’s now been just about 1 year since I purchased my home. Ok so maybe I didn’t actually purchase the home with a pile of cash in hand, but I did commit to a mortgage. A year later and I’m still extremely satisfied …

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Does Mortgage Insurance Really Help?

By : Adam | 1 Jul 2014

The following is a guest post about mortgage insurance. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. One of the biggest complaints consumers have about buying a new home is the requirement that they must purchase …

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Property Management Today

By : Adam | 10 Jun 2014

The following is a guest post about property management. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. One of the most exciting financial accomplishments in life is being given the keys to your second home or …

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Guide to Renting Properties for Side Income

By : Adam | 6 Jun 2014

The following is a guest post about the guide to renting properties for side income. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Congratulations! You have just become a landlord or are considering purchasing your first …

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Applying for a Mortgage – What You Need to Know

By : Adam | 28 Apr 2014

The following is a guest post about mortgage. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Changes to UK mortgage lending rules have come into force this April – and these will have implications for first …

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A Primer on Finding the Right Home Loan

By : Adam | 1 Apr 2014

For most people, buying a home is the largest financial transaction they will ever make. In fact, most people cannot afford to purchase a home outright and must therefore obtain a home loan for hundreds of thousands of dollars. By obtaining such a home loan, …

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