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Using Home Equity For Buying Your First Investment Property

Using Home Equity For Buying Your First Investment Property

Are you considering buying your first investment property? It’s an exciting and potentially lucrative venture, but it’s not without challenges. However, you have a great start if you already own a home. Many prospective investors in Canada are unaware that they can...

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Bad Credit Mortgages: Myths vs Reality

Bad Credit Mortgages: Myths vs Reality

The Canadian housing market can be challenging to break into, especially with a low credit rating. However, despite what you may have heard, bad credit mortgages exist and are easier to get than you think. At the HW Advantage, we’re bad credit mortgage experts. We are...

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Is it Time to Sell Your Investment Property?

Is it Time to Sell Your Investment Property?

While inflation and mortgage rates are cooling off after a rough 2023, many investors are taking stock of their situation. Investment property mortgage rates tend to be higher than typical mortgage rates, so investors are used to paying more, but many are still unsure...

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What you should know as a first time home buyer

What you should know as a first time home buyer

Are you exploring first-time home buyer mortgage options? There is something you should know: the housing market in Ontario is tough. The average home price is more than $800,000. Competition is fierce. And while the market has cooled slightly, listing prices and...

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Thinking of hosting on AirBnB?

Thinking of hosting on AirBnB?

Are you considering a short-term rental investment property? As the year comes to an end, it’s an excellent time to realistically evaluate your goals for the new year. If one of those goals is to get into hosting on AirBnB or any other short-term rental service, you...

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What is a Reverse Mortgage and How Do You Qualify

What is a Reverse Mortgage and How Do You Qualify

In the world of real estate and finance, a reverse mortgage has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion, especially among older Canadian homeowners. This financial tool offers a unique way for seniors to tap into their home equity without selling their...

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Navigating First-Time Home Buyer Mortgage Options in Canada

Navigating First-Time Home Buyer Mortgage Options in Canada

Becoming a first-time home buyer is a significant milestone, and securing the right mortgage is a crucial part of the process. That’s why at HW Advantage, we want to walk you through everything you need to know about obtaining your first-time home buyer mortgage in...

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Mortgage Tips for Homeowners and Potential Buyers

Mortgage Tips for Homeowners and Potential Buyers

Whether you're a current homeowner looking to optimize your mortgage strategy or a potential buyer exploring your options, understanding the nuances of mortgages is crucial. Embracing valuable mortgage tips catering to homeowners and potential buyers can help you...

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