Nanaimo & Vancouver Island Mortgage Blog

  • July 3, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

3 Simple Ways to Repair Your Credit in Nanaimo, BC

For many Canadians looking to purchase a home, bad credit scores stand in the way of getting a mortgage. Most lenders prefer your score to be 650 or higher. If they do allow for lower credit scores, i

  • June 19, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase in Nanaimo, BC

After sending the offer to purchase to the seller, there's nothing left to do but cross some fingers and hope for the best. Or is there? What happens now and when will the keys finally change hands? T

  • June 5, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

First Time Home Buyers Guide in Nanaimo, BC: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all three

  • May 15, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer in Nanaimo, BC

Purchasing your first home is always an exciting life milestone. However, if you want to make a smooth and easy transition into home ownership, there are a few mistakes you should try to avoid along

  • May 1, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Mortgage Mistakes - How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head When Buying Your First Home in Nanaimo, BC

If you are tired of renting and ready to buy the home of your dreams, you need to plan carefully. The dream of home ownership is a wonderful thing, but without careful planning and a proactive approac

  • April 17, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry in Naniamo, BC

  Selling your home can be a time-consuming process - a situation which is less than ideal if you want to move sooner rather than later. Luckily, though, there are a few things that you can do

  • April 3, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Mortgage Questions for First-Time Buyers in Nanaimo, BC

While purchasing a home qualifies as the largest acquisition in many peoples' lives, it doesn't have to invoke anxiety. As long as you know what to expect, you'll be set to become a successful homeo

  • March 20, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

What to Look for in an Investment Property in Nanaimo, BC

Investing in real estate can be a great way to grow your wealth. However, in order to be a successful investor, you will need to identify the right properties to invest in. In particular, you will w

  • March 6, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

3 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit in Nanaimo, BC

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

  • February 20, 2019
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors in Nanaimo, BC

The world of real estate investing can be both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. As such, if you are planning on diving into the industry any time soon, you may want to pay close attention

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