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2 Out of 3 Don't Shop at Renewal

2 Out of 3 Don't Shop at Renewal

December 20, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Every now and then we see a mortgage stat that’s a jaw-dropper. This finding from Manulife Bank is one of them. It suggests there are a lot more people with money to burn than one might expect. ...

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Our Purchase Plus Improvement Program

Our Purchase Plus Improvement Program

December 13, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Our Purchase + Improvement Program allows clients who are purchasing to add up to 95% of their renovations costs into the final mortgage amount. Now those renos are a reality BEFORE you move in! Need ...

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If you're Browsing these pages for clues..........

If you're Browsing these pages for clues..........

October 11, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

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Pac-Man

September 13, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

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5 Things First Time Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

5 Things First Time Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

May 3, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Shopping for your first home is exciting, and it is only natural to want to get right to it. The idea of trading in that monthly rent check for a mortgage payment that builds equity and wealth for the ...

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10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

April 19, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Buying your first house can be an exciting and stressful time. There are so many things to consider that you can find yourself getting overwhelmed. Here are some common mistakes first-time homebuyers ...

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Preparing to Sell? Do This First

Preparing to Sell? Do This First

April 5, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

So you've made the decision to sell your home. What you do to prepare - from the outside in - will make all the difference in whether prospective buyers choose to take a look.  First impr ...

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Buying Your First Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

Buying Your First Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

March 22, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

If you are in the market for your first home, you’ve probably saved a substantial amount of money for the down payment. You researched closing costs, sought out the best deal on a mortgage, and ...

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Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

March 8, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

When your home is on the market, first impressions matter more than ever. If a potential buyer doesn’t like what they see in the first few minutes, that bad start could color the rest of their e ...

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What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

March 1, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Buying a first home is an exciting time in an individual's life. You may already have a family that needs more than simply being a good structure to protect against them against the elements. In addit ...

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Can You Afford to Buy a New Home?

Can You Afford to Buy a New Home?

February 22, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Is Purchasing a New Home in Your Budget? If you're throwing your hard-earned money away on rent each month, putting that same amount towards your own home could be an incredible advantage. However, i ...

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home

February 15, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home. An existing home is a house that has been lived in before, wherea ...

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Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions First

Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions First

January 18, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Many people simply assume that buying a home is always better than renting, but that is not always the case. Owning a home makes sense in certain circumstances, just as renting is a smart move in othe ...

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Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

January 11, 2021 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Tele ...

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Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

December 28, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that ...

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How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting

How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting

December 14, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

While owning a home and a plot of land was once part of the 'American Dream' for many people, the times have shifted. The global financial crisis which resulted in a massive shift in the housing marke ...

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6 Home Renovations That Will Increase Your Home's Value

6 Home Renovations That Will Increase Your Home's Value

November 30, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Home renovations can be an expensive and time-consuming commitment, and whether you plan on staying put for the long haul or flipping the house right away, it's worth knowing which renovation projects ...

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House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days

November 16, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smithereens as you demolish the interior of the home you're ...

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The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft

The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft

November 9, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

From your full name, to your address, to your social security number - almost every detail about you is stored in a database somewhere. This information floats around in digital clouds and servers, al ...

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5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

November 2, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Your house isn't selling. After trying to figure ...

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Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House

Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House

October 26, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future, or if you intend to stay for a long time to come, a renovation can be a great way to boost the overall appearance, utility, and value ...

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Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

October 12, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

If you are a recent college graduate, you might think that buying a home is still many years off, but that's not necessarily the case. If you dream of homeownership, even as a young adult, there may b ...

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Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

October 5, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Investing in real estate can be a frightening task for a first-time buyer. While the rewards can be huge, there are also a number of risks that you will need to consider. However, if you know what to ...

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3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

September 28, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation, making it attractive to those who seek long-term ...

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The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

September 21, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

No matter how carefully you plan, life can put a dent in your retirement funds. A life-altering accident or illness can turn your life upside down. Dipping into your retirement to meet uncovered expen ...

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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

September 14, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ...

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How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

September 7, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

For most first time home buyers, obtaining a mortgage is a crucial part of the purchasing process. However, being approved for a mortgage is often easier said than done. It can be disheartening to f ...

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3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors

3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors

August 10, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

The world of real estate investing can be both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. As such, if you are planning on diving into the industry any time soon, you may want to pay close attention ...

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What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing?

What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing?

April 13, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Though most people believe that their home is a great place to live, others see the value in owning a home. It can be a great investment. However, if you are strapped for cash, it can be a source of ...

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Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

April 6, 2020 | Posted by: Resvick & Associates

Most home buyers take out a mortgage to help finance buying a home. As a result, many homeowners are faced with a monthly mortgage payment during the time they are raising their children or sending th ...

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