Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Huge Home

Buying a home can be an exciting milestone and it’s often associated with the ‘American Dream’. Not everyone desires to become a home owner but for those who do, buying a big dream house may be seen as the end goal along with a major status symbol. Personally, I think big houses are overrated and some people tend to bite off more than they can chew when they purchase a home that is...

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Posted in: Home

How to Get Ready to Purchase a Home

purchasing a home, homebuyer tips, homebuyer advice
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about purchasing my first home. I have plans to get into real estate before buying my dream home and would love to get the ball rolling soon. The only hold up is there are quite a financial factors holding me back. I’ve realized that purchasing a home is not the simplest process and it takes a ton of preparation. If you find yourself in a similar boat, here are 4...

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Posted in: Home, Money

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage

pre-approved for a mortgage, mortgage requirements, buying a property
Here at The Outlier Model, I recently got pre-approved for another mortgage.  Getting pre-approval is actually a really good idea of you’re considering a home purchase because it really forces you to consider what is within your budget.  After all, you wouldn’t want to fall in love with your dream home, only to have the banks refuse to give you a mortgage, right?  When you get pre-approved,...

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Posted in: Real Estate

Updates: September 2-8

It’s been a busy, busy week here in Vancouver.  Brian has actually been away (returning today!) and I have been juggling all the blog stuff.  So if you haven’t seen your comment approved or you haven’t been acknowledged on the mayhem that is Twitter, you can blame it on me… in turn, I shall blame it on Brian for abandoning me this past week.  😉 Indeed, even the cat decided...

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Posted in: Weekly Updates
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