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Hello Pumpkin Spice

The leaves are turning, the kids are back in school, the thoughts of the pending holidays tinkering in the back of your head, or maybe it's just me? I love this time of year, so fresh; the welcomed cooler air...
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6 Ways for Homeowners to Build Wealth

1. Speed up your mortgage pay down.  Change your mortgage payment from monthly to bi-weekly accelerated = this shaves 2.5 years of interest. Put "found" money such as a pay raise, a gift or inheritance towards your RSP and use the...
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Six Tips for Financial Fitness This Fall

It's almost September, and there is some optimism that we may be moving towards the end of life in a global pandemic. The Fall has always been a great time to go back to school on financial fitness, and this...
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Did You See The Pandemic Coming?

Are you enjoying the beautiful summer weather? I know I'm doing my best to be outside and soak up the freedom from being stuck in the house. But, just like many other humans during the pandemic, we bought a dog....
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Happy Summer!!

Hooooorayyy! With the lightening of restrictions and the ability to move around, see our friends, family, the people love and want to hug. I missed hugs; life appears to be returning to normal, and thank goodness, maybe the MLS porn...
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Who wants to be a mortgage broker??? I do, I do!

One of the hardest things I have to do in my job is to explain why someone does not qualify for a mortgage. Why do I have to use a particular equation or can't use the income, or why will...
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Getting Back to A New Normal

Well happy June and getting back to the new normal. Where will you go? Who will you see first? What will you do when we open up again in the fall? Have you gotten your shot? Will you get your...
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Which renovations add the most value to your home?

Are you looking to buy a fixer upper?  Or want to upgrade your existing home to improve your quality of life or accommodate a new way of living? If so, it’s worthwhile to understand which home renovations can help boost...
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Happy May!

So many good things are happening right now.  First, it's spring, and the weather is outstanding. I have my vaccine and getting ready to start travelling again. Next, I'd like you to meet Walter, our 25-pound ten weeks old German...
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Happy Spring!

Don't you love this time of year? The little bits of green peeking out from under the edges of the snow. The midday rays of the sun are warming your face—new beginnings. I love fresh starts; they are the best. ...