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Mortgage 101 – Qualifying for your First Home

If you've been thinking of where you are on the checklist of qualifying for your first home, Clinton and Todd get into the specifics this episode! From the mortgage rule changes for first time homebuyers, to the stress test, and qualification requirements, your Mortgage 101 hosts chat about everything you need to consider when taking out your first mortgage.
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Mortgage 101 – Canada’s 30-Year Mortgage

What are the implications of the 30-year mortgage? Clinton and Todd sit down this episode and chat a bit more in-depth about what the 30-year mortgage means for first time homebuyers, noting the need for affordable housing options in the region, especially in urban centers like Halifax. Clinton emphasizes the importance of builders offering spec homes to cater to first-time buyers, advocating for standardized, cost-effective builds to reduce market competition and stress for buyers.
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Mortgage 101 – Unveiling Mortgage Fraud with Sandi Burns

Clinton and Todd are joined by Sandi Burns, AVP Residential and Retail Credit Risk, to talk about Mortgage fraud. Fraud is on the rise. And not just by the those looking for illegal gains. Sandi talks about the complexity of fraud for shelter, fraud for profit and the risks of fraud that affect more than lenders and borrowers. Clinton and Todd highlight some tips for detection and prevention, and encourage borrowers to always ask the important questions to an unbiased mortgage professional.
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Mortgage 101 – Spring Into Your New Home

Clinton and Todd are excited for Spring! They chat about the Spring Real Estate Market, being one of the biggest, and how it comes with its own set of market prices and trends. Clinton makes some predictions on what will happen once rates start to drop, and the two chat about downsizing and build options for buyers excited to spring into their new home!
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