finance

Budgeting Before You Buy: Advice for First Time Buyers

h January, that seasonal reset we all need (especially after the dumpster fire that was 2020). Not to say the problems of yesterday are going away with a flip of the calendar, BUT we do have a lot of things we’d like to accomplish, and this feels like a pretty common ‘reassess and refresh’ time for most people, so there’s no time like the present! This month, Shauna is sharing some of the things her and her partner did in the buying journey that she thinks could help other young buyers out when they begin searching for a home to buy.

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Financing Your Dream: Mortgages + Home Finance

So you want to buy a house. Yay! This is fantastic – homeownership is incredibly rewarding! However – you need to be prepared. Of course this means knowing what you want, where you want to live and how much you can afford. But how do you know what you can afford? Let’s break it down and help clear things up before you even head out the door to your mortgage provider!