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Category: Mortgage Financing (11 posts)

  • April 4, 2018
  • Rebecca Barritt

Planning to Refinance Your Mortgage in Victoria, BC? Ask These 4 Questions First

Deciding to refinance is a crucial financial move that can help you make significant savings. When you plan properly, do your research, and take time to evaluate where you stand financially, you'll be

  • February 21, 2018
  • Rebecca Barritt

How to Maintain a Good Credit Rating Throughout the Year for People in Victoria, BC

If you want to make it easier to get an auto loan, mortgage, or new credit card account, you need to maintain a good credit score. It's easy to do so, particularly if you follow the tips presented her

  • February 7, 2018
  • Rebecca Barritt

Four Strategies That Can Help You Get Approved for a Mortgage in Victoria, BC

So, you've decided to take the big step and look into getting what will likely be the biggest loan of your entire life: a mortgage. Applying for a mortgage can be a bit of a nerve-wracking process, es

  • January 18, 2018
  • Rebecca Barritt

Looking to Invest in Victoria, BC ? Pay Down Your Mortgage Instead

With all the gloomy news about pension plans in the press you may be worrying whether you should actually be investing in a pension plan or not. A new wave of thinking suggests possibly not. There may

  • November 2, 2017
  • Rebecca Barritt

Credit Card Debt vs Mortgage Debt for people in Victoria, BC: Which Should You Pay Off?

It's always a good idea to pay down your debt when you have extra cash on hand. However, as you get started, you will probably be faced with several types of debt you can work on, and it's hard to kno

  • October 4, 2017
  • Rebecca Barritt

Five Reasons Why You Should Have More Than One Bank Account in Victoria, BC

In today's tech world, being victimized by hackers can leave you penniless if you have only one bank account. The following five situations demonstrate how a having a backup account can keep you

  • September 6, 2017
  • Rebecca Barritt

Four Reasons to Say 'Yes' to Good Credit in Victoria, BC

Good credit is a necessity for acquiring many things in life. There are many important reasons for saying 'yes' to credit. Below are some of those reasons, as well as ways to get and build your credit

  • August 2, 2017
  • Rebecca Barritt

Five Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life in Victoria, BC

No matter who you are or what you do for a living, it can seem like your bank statements, credit card receipts, and other financial documents are burying you alive. If you are struggling under the wei

  • July 5, 2017
  • Rebecca Barritt

For Savvy Spenders in Victoria, BC: How to Make the Most of your Credit Cards

Savvy Spender: Simple, Smart Ways to Make the Most of Your Credit Cards With their vast array of special perks and member benefits, credit cards are an appealing financing option for modern Victoria

  • April 12, 2017
  • Roar Solutions

Buying a home on Vancouver Island, Step One: Mortgage Pre-Approval

Whether you're looking to buy your first home, or haven't purchased a home in the past several years, you may be surprised to discover that searching your local real estate listings is not always the

  • March 11, 2017
  • Rebecca Barritt

Why You Need an Emergency Fund - And How to Get One

Building an emergency fund is something most people know they should do but few actually get around to doing. A recent study found that nearly two-thirds of Americans did not have an emergency fund, a