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Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

April 21, 2021 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Becoming a homeowner can be quite an exciting experience; however, house hunting is not a process without challenges. Depending on your personal preferences, needs, and budget, you need to carefully ...

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Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | ON

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | ON

April 7, 2021 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Buying a home is for everyone — or those who can afford to pay for their mortgage. Albeit you're 60 or 70 years old, it's possible and beneficial to own a home so long as you have the financial mean ...

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Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate

Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate

January 13, 2021 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

What is Multi-Family Real Estate? Any residential property that contains more than one housing unit is classed as multi-family real estate. Some of the most prevalent examples of multi-family real ...

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Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes

Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes

December 23, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Selling a home can be a daunting process; finding a real estate professional may help ease a lot of the stress. They will not only help find a buyer and undertake the complex process of closing the de ...

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Five Tips for Buying a Condo

Five Tips for Buying a Condo

November 26, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Yaaay! You finally got enough to facilitate the down payment of your first condo, or perhaps this is your investment property. Here is a simplified guide that includes some tips for buying a condo.& ...

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Cons of For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

Cons of For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

November 19, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

You finally place your ad on the for sale by owner site! You are looking forward to answering tons of inquiries about your beautiful home but heard nothing yet. Selling your home shouldn't be this har ...

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Real Estate 101: Getting Your Home Ready To Show

Real Estate 101: Getting Your Home Ready To Show

November 12, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

So...you decided to sell your home? This was not a decision that was taken lightly. This is a home you've grown fond of and grown in love with deeply. Countless memories were created, maybe your child ...

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Tips for Real Estate Investors

Tips for Real Estate Investors

November 5, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

In today's business world, investing has gone beyond traditional assets, such as stocks and mutual funds. The real estate industry presents excellent investment options and a chance to expand your por ...

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Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

October 22, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

When buying your home, you probably dreamt of passing it down to future generations. Now, things turned out different and you are looking to sell. You fell in love with your home and made a ton of ...

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5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

October 8, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

The process of selling a residential property can be time-consuming and emotionally involving, especially if it is your first sale. While your home's curb appeal influences a prospective buyer's poten ...

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Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

September 24, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry is gradually recovering. Prospective buyers can m ...

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6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

6 Signs a Home Will Likely Increase In Value

August 13, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

A home is a massive investment. Any new homeowner will naturally hope their investment will gain value. While nothing in life is guaranteed, there are some excellent indicators that a home is likely t ...

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6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

August 6, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ...

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

July 9, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

There are a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether refi ...

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4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home

July 2, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling process easier, from setting an asking price to c ...

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How To Stage A House For Sale

How To Stage A House For Sale

May 28, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

It's time to sell your house, and you know you need to stage it for sale, but you're not sure how. This step-by-step guide will help you successfully prepare your house for the market, from fixing nec ...

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Real Estate: How to Boost Your Credit Score Before Buying Applying for a Mortgage

Real Estate: How to Boost Your Credit Score Before Buying Applying for a Mortgage

May 21, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

For the vast majority of home buyers, obtaining a mortgage will be a vital part of the purchasing process. Of course, in order to be approved for that mortgage, you will need to ensure that your cre ...

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Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry

Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry

March 19, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Selling your home can be a time-consuming process - a situation which is less than ideal if you want to move sooner rather than later. Luckily, though, there are a few things that you can do to spee ...

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What to Look for in an Investment Property

What to Look for in an Investment Property

March 5, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Investing in real estate can be a great way to grow your wealth. However, in order to be a successful investor, you will need to identify the right properties to invest in. In particular, you will w ...

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3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors

3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors

February 20, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

January 16, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

January 2, 2020 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

December 26, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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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

December 19, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

November 28, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community

Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community

October 24, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Many people, as they approach retirement age and the kids are gone, begin thinking about downsizing. One of the more popular choices for reduction is moving to one of the over-55 communities that ar ...

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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

October 17, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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Great Buy on a Home? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

Great Buy on a Home? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

October 10, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Buying a home can be fun and exciting, especially when you drive a hard bargain and get that seller over a barrel.  You did your research, caught a home with higher than average days on the marke ...

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Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

October 3, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

September 19, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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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

August 15, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

August 1, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

July 25, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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

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

July 11, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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Preparing to Sell? Do This First

Preparing to Sell? Do This First

June 27, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

June 13, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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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 30, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

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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4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home

May 16, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Everyone looks forward to a vacation, and many people return to their favorite spot each year. If you really enjoy your annual destination, you might be ready to invest in a vacation home. There are m ...

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3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Home Fast

3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Home Fast

May 2, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

If you're getting ready to sell your home, you may be wondering what you can do to help it sell quickly. How can you make your home more appealing without investing a lot of time or money? The answer ...

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4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

April 11, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h ...

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The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

March 21, 2019 | Posted by: Mortgage Plus Corporation

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch ...

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