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Money matters

Money matters

How much can I afford?

1 min readFeb 21, 2020

First-Time Buyer - Money Matters

Let’s talk about maintenance fees

Let’s talk about maintenance fees

When you’re buying a condo, your purchase price (and monthly mortgage payment) are just part of the equation. Here’s the scoop on maintenance fees and what they’re for.

3 min readFeb 24, 2020
Finding a condo that’s in good financial shape

Finding a condo that’s in good financial shape

What a status certificate is for, why a reserve fund is important, and how you can do your best to avoid the dreaded special assessment.

3 min readFeb 21, 2020
What does it cost to buy a condo?
First-Time Buyers

What does it cost to buy a condo?

It’s more than the list price you see online – there’s also stuff like mortgage insurance, land transfer taxes and closing costs to think about.

3 min readFeb 21, 2020
The costs of owning a condo

The costs of owning a condo

When you own a condo, your monthly mortgage payment won’t be your only cost. Here’s a rundown that’ll help you predict your budget.

3 min readFeb 21, 2020
Mortgages 101

Mortgages 101

Not sure what an amortization is? Wondering about that “stress test” everyone keeps talking about? Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about mortgages.

7 min readFeb 21, 2020
Read up on down payments

Read up on down payments

Get the scoop on rules around maximums and minimums, the pros and cons of big and small down payments, factors to consider and more.

5 min readFeb 21, 2020
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