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Your credit score is considered by lenders to be an important indicator of your financial health. A high credit score offers many advantages to those who are on the market for a home. Being aware of the significance of your credit score can help you to prepare to purchase a home so that you do not have trouble getting approved for a mortgage loan once you have found the right property. There are many steps you can take to ensure that your credit score is high when you're looking for financing, and even those with a low score can remedy the situation by putting some effort into credit repair. 

What is a Credit Score?

A consumer's credit score is typically a number between 300 at 900. Credit scores in Canada are reported by two different credit…

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Are you ready to buy your dream home? Are you ready to invest a chunk of your life's savings on it? Before you sign on the dotted line, slow down and take a close look at reality first. The worst thing you can do is to rush into escrow before seeing the home objectively so your dream doesn't turn into a money pit - no home is worth that. 

Getting a professional home inspection ensures that a trained expert has provided you with an objective and unbiased visual investigation of your potential new home starting from the roof down to the foundation. 

Avoid Costly Hidden Repairs 

By inspecting your new home, you'll also have peace of mind and confidence that you won't be spending thousands of dollars on hidden repairs once you move in. Home…

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Spring Featured ImageSpring has sprung, and it's time to perform some much-needed maintenance on your most precious investment: your home. "Spring cleaning" isn't just a figure of speech; proper maintenance of your home will help protect your investment in the long run. In addition, home maintenance doesn't always require extensive labour or time can be quickly, and easily, done in a relatively short period of time!

So, without further ado, here's our handy home maintenance checklist for spring!

Invest in a Programmable Thermostat

Realistically, most homes should have this already. It's great for both summer and winter. And for about $250 for a top-of-the-line digital programmable thermostat, you can save about $200 a year on home energy costs (so the…

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It’s time for you to grab your mop buckets and yellow rubber gloves; Spring is here! While that may sound exciting, it almost never is. Still, spring cleaning is a must for any home. From shower heads to door knobs, you’d be amazed at how dirty your commonly overlooked fixtures can get. To make this process easier for you, we've exhausted our resources to find the best tips to make your spring cleaning go quicker. 

Your Sponge Needs to be Disinfected

You know that little yellow square you use to wipe counters and clean dishes; it gets dirty. If you’re like most people, you’ve rarely thought about it. Why would this object you use to clean get dirty? Doesn’t that defeat the purpose? Well, yes, it does...if you don’t clean it. The quickest way to…

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