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Category: Mortgages (10 posts)

Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs

Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs

September 9, 2020 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

How do Reverse Mortgages Affect Canadian Heirs? For Canadian seniors, there is a great way to get the most out of the equity in their homes. Home prices tend to rise, and equity builds in the prope ...

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When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

June 10, 2020 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

Property owners refinance their homes and commercial properties all the time. As your credit improves and you have built more equity into the property, it may make fiscal sense to refinance when inter ...

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5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

April 22, 2020 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always a ...

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What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

April 8, 2020 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over the years. Especially in the first years of owning y ...

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

February 28, 2020 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will ex ...

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How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Mortgage

August 23, 2019 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

For most first time home buyers, obtaining a mortgage is a crucial part of the purchasing process. However, being approved for a mortgage is often easier said than done. It can be disheartening to f ...

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The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

August 9, 2019 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

No matter how carefully you plan, life can put a dent in your retirement funds. A life-altering accident or illness can turn your life upside down. Dipping into your retirement to meet uncovered expen ...

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Should You Get a Shorter-Term Mortgage, Make Extra Payments, or Something Else?

Should You Get a Shorter-Term Mortgage, Make Extra Payments, or Something Else?

July 12, 2019 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

When getting a home mortgage, if you can afford higher payments, often the option of a 15-year loan instead of one of 30 years is an option. It can be an enticing idea to know that you'll be free of a ...

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Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

June 28, 2019 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ...

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

June 21, 2019 | Posted by: The Blue Rhino Mortgage Team

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ...

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