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First-Time Home Buying: Credit, Savings & Mistakes to Avoid

TOPIC: Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid.​

*Note: This topic repeats monthly.

Whether you're actively looking for your first home or just starting to think about it, this seminar is perfect for you. Join us for one of the most popular events in the Buyer Series: "Buying your First Home & Mistakes to Avoid". We will be discussing buying your first home and the common mistakes you should avoid.


Other topics will include:

  • Acceptable income levels.

  • How to get a pre-approval.

  • How you can save for your down payment & typical sources.

  • The financial differences of buying today vs. buying tomorrow and what factors you should consider.

  • How to improve your credit score & get a better mortgage product.

  • How to fund your purchase using your RRSPs.

  • How to determine market conditions (buyer's market or seller's market) & what statistics are commonly used.

  • The current Ottawa marketplace & common mistakes that you can avoid.

  • The overall purchase process: typical paperwork, conditions & costs.

  • The types of insurance available to protect your purchase.

  • How to get the process started.


Start an action plan on how to get there, and talk to the right professionals to get things started. The evening will be comprised of short presentations by Real Estate Broker (Ayn MacDonald) and Mortgage Specialist (Rebecca Nickerson). Our team of experienced professionals will answer all of your questions as they relate to purchasing real estate in Ottawa.



Is this event free?
Yes. This is a
free educational event.

Can I bring a guest or family member?
Yes, please
RSVP with their info if you would like a seat reserved for them. 

What is buyer series?

The Buyer Series consists of free events designed to teach buyers & sellers about the various aspects of home buying & selling.

Join us now to start talking about your real estate goals.

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