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Category: First Time Home Buyers (10 posts)

Does  Pre-Approval Affect Your Credit Score?

Does Pre-Approval Affect Your Credit Score?

September 21, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

In the journey to homeownership, understanding the impact of credit inquiries is crucial. I'm Matt Broom-Hall, a dedicated mortgage broker and First-Time Home Buyer Coach in Canada, and today I'll wal ...

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 Why Your Choice of Savings Account Matters: A Guide for Aspiring Homeowners

Why Your Choice of Savings Account Matters: A Guide for Aspiring Homeowners

September 7, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

So, you're thinking about buying a home—a major life milestone that requires careful planning and financial preparedness. One of the key factors in this journey is accumulating enough money for ...

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How to Create a Budget That Works: A Guide for First-Time Homebuyers

How to Create a Budget That Works: A Guide for First-Time Homebuyers

September 6, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Buying your first home is an exciting journey filled with new opportunities and challenges. While exploring different types of homes and imagining your life in them can be thrilling, it's crucial to g ...

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5 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

5 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

September 6, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Owning a home is a dream for many Canadians. However, taking the first step towards that dream often involves applying for a mortgage—a process that can be daunting for some, especially if you'r ...

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Unpacking the First Home Savings Account: Your Guide to First-Time Homebuying!

Unpacking the First Home Savings Account: Your Guide to First-Time Homebuying!

June 11, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Heads up, future homeowners! Ever fantasized about the smell of fresh paint in your very first home? With housing markets finding their footing and prices looking up, there's no better time to turn th ...

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First-Time Home Buyer Budgeting: What You Need to Know

First-Time Home Buyer Budgeting: What You Need to Know

May 31, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Hey there, soon-to-be homeowner! As an Alberta first-timer, your journey to buying your first home is about to get real, but have no fear - we've got your back.Let's dive into how to budget smartly, e ...

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From Dream to Reality: A Guide to Becoming a First-Time Homeowner in Canada

From Dream to Reality: A Guide to Becoming a First-Time Homeowner in Canada

February 14, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Steps to Becoming a First-Time Homeowner in Canada Becoming a homeowner is a major milestone, and for many people, it is the culmination of years of hard work and saving. If you are a first-time home ...

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All About The First Time Home Buyer Incentive

All About The First Time Home Buyer Incentive

January 19, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

What is the first time home buyer incentive? The goal of the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive is to help with affordability for Canadians buying their first home. It is done with a “shared equit ...

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Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

December 21, 2020 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ...

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10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

December 14, 2020 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ...

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