How Coronavirus is Impacting the Real Estate Market

It’s hard not to watch the news and not hear about Coronavirus. It seems like it’s on everyone’s minds these days and understandably so. It has disrupted our way of life. Whether you live in Toronto, Vancouver or in between, Coronavirus has impacted your life in some way. Before Coronavirus became a big issue, countless Canadians had plans this year: going on a vacation, getting married and buying...

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Countries Where you can buy a Second Passport

One of my favorite plot tropes in action films is when the agent/spy/hero goes to a safe deposit box in a secure location, pulls out numerous documents, the currency of multiple countries, and plots their next move. I would always imagine that it was I who was shuffling multiple passports of various countries and contemplating my next move. Well, you can’t own a dozen passports like Jason Bourne...

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Posted in: Business, Career, Career and Work, Life Hacks, Money, Personal Finance, Philosophy, Real Estate, Retirement, Travel

Before You Finalize That Mortgage, Here Are Ultra-Cheap Ways to Get a Home

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I am divorced. It is not a subject I enjoy talking about. We struggled financially when I was married. One unrequited dream of mine was to surprise my ex with a new house. Especially during the holidays. But real life always gets in the way. It’s no joke trying to finalize a mortgage. I never thought realistically about financing. Or, FHA loans that may have applied to my circumstances. I wished...

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Posted in: Home, Money, Real Estate, Saving Money, saving money

You’ll Be Shocked To Learn Where Your Mortgage Is Likely To Be Denied

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  There are more American homeowners renting homes than any other time over the last 50 years. Almost 65% of Americans are homeowners but over 36% of those homeowners rented instead of owned their homes. Among other facts about homeowners to consider: • Almost 40 million homeowners are financially strained • Over a third of all homeowners allot 30% or more of their income for home finances...

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Posted in: Career, Career and Work, Credit and Debt, Home, Personal Finance, Real Estate
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