Archive for April, 2010

I had such a great response to this article last year; I decided to run it again in recognition of all the great moms out there! A Job Description For Moms Position: Mom, Mama, Mother, Mommy Job Description: Long-term team players needed for challenging permanent work in an often chaotic environment. Candidates must possess excellent […]

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First off, which strategy is best? It depends on your situation. Anybody who tells you otherwise is not worth the license on the wall. Your unique financial position and comfort level dictates whether or not a variable or fixed rate is right for you. The Variable rate is based on the Bank Prime, which in […]

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Buyers… they refund half the fee! Sellers… they refund half the fee! The company cuts real estate fees dramatically, by about half, for both buyers and sellers. CEO Glenn Kelman announces in the video below that Redfin is now on a $30 million revenue run rate, up from $15 million last summer (and at that […]

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Financial Calculators Click on a link below to go to the appropriate calculator. Please click the back button on your browser to return here after. RRSP Calculator RIF/LIF Illustrator Register/Non Reg Comparison RRSP Loan Planner Advantages of Early Investing Net Worth Statement Investments & Regular withdrawal Investments & regular deposits RESP Calculator Household cash flow […]

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Do you want to know the best time to buy real estate in Vancouver? Do you want to know how the market is? Do you want to know if rates are going up? Well, you may be surprised… You may want to contact me to discuss Email me Mark Fidgett | 604-273-2002 “Your Personal Mortgage […]

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Today is day one of the government’s new mortgage rules. Here’s a quick video rundown on qualifying rate…. QUALIFICATION RATE The biggest rule change affects borrowers who put down less than 20% and want a variable or 1- to 4-year fixed term. Yesterday, you might have qualified for a high-ratio $250,000 variable-rate mortgage with a […]

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“Your service was free, the lender paid your costs, you clearly defined our financial situation and instilled the confidence that we could indeed buy a home with zero down.” ~ Kevin and Denise “The personal attention to detail and availability to assist me was something my bank could not offer”. ~ N.J. Campbell “We want to […]

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There is a small loophole in the new federal mortgage rules that could make it easier for the banks to lend out money to first-time buyers. The federal government announced last month new requirements for anyone borrowing money for a house and needing mortgage insurance. If you have less than a 20% down payment and […]

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