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Rent-to-Own Works, but Beware the Pitfalls

Rent-to-Own Works, but Beware the Pitfalls

March 31, 2016 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

The concept of rent-to-own can be a very effective way for a home buyer who does not have enough of a down payment, or the right credit score, to buy a home. It allows you to make the purchase over ...

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Rent-to-Own Deals can be Risky Business

Rent-to-Own Deals can be Risky Business

March 31, 2016 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

By: Bob Aaron Property law, Published on Fri Jul 22 2011   Last month I received an email from a firm billing itself as a “very successful real estate investment fi ...

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The Pros and Cons of Rent-to-Own

The Pros and Cons of Rent-to-Own

March 31, 2016 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

By: Mark Weisleder Published on Fri Oct 26 2012   The changes to the mortgage rules announced by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty last July are making it more difficult for ...

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Home Capital says it cut ties with 45 mortgage brokers after discovering borrower income was falsified

Home Capital says it cut ties with 45 mortgage brokers after discovering borrower income was falsified

September 15, 2015 | Posted by:

Home Capital says it cut ties with 45 mortgage brokers after discovering borrower income was falsified Home Capital Group Inc. said its recent decision to suspend its relationship with dozens of br ...

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Liar loans helping to inflate hot housing markets, experts say

Liar loans helping to inflate hot housing markets, experts say

September 15, 2015 | Posted by:

The allegation comes as economists raise fresh warnings about lofty Canadian home prices, notably in the Vancouver and Toronto areas, where prices accelerated again this year.    Read more ...

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Facilitating Affordable Housing Choice for Canadians

Facilitating Affordable Housing Choice for Canadians

September 15, 2015 | Posted by:

CMHC’s mortgage loan insurance products and policies facilitate a range of housing options for Canadians. As such, CMHC would like to inform you of policy revisions related to its homeowner affo ...

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New CMHC rules make it easier for some homebuyers to include rental income in mortgage application

New CMHC rules make it easier for some homebuyers to include rental income in mortgage application

September 15, 2015 | Posted by:

Starting this September, CMHC will permit homeowners to count their income from rental units when applying for a loan. (CBC)  Read more here. ...

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Private Mortgage

Private Mortgage

November 29, 2013 | Posted by:

What is a Private Mortgage?-  Private mortgages/loans are short-term, interest-only loans that are typically for 1 Year Term.. When would you want to use a Private Mortgage Lender? - Over ...

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