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First-Time Homebuyer

Tips for home-buying success

Make sure you have all your financial pieces in place so that you're ready to make an offer when you see your perfect home.

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Choosing your home-buying team

Before you sign on the dotted line, ensure you have the team of experts you need to make your home purchase smooth and successful.

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The borrowing process

Wondering if you'll qualify for a mortgage? Find out what lenders look for when they review your financial information.

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Building a good credit history

7 simple ways to build and maintain a solid credit history.

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Existing Homeowner

Own a home, not a mortgage

Discover easy ways to cut years off your mortgage without feeling the pinch.

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Things to consider before you move

Whether you're thinking about moving to a bigger home or smaller one, here are some important considerations to keep in mind.

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Switching your mortgage to Scotiabank

6 smart questions to ask before you renew your mortgage.

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Renovations

Financing your home renovations

From Scotiabank credit cards to lines of credit to home equity loans – you can find financing options that suit any size renovation.

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Eco-friendly home renovations

Discover a range of ideas, resources and financing options to help you make your home greener.

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Buying Another Property

Purchasing an investment property

A few things to consider before you invest in real estate.

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Buying a cottage

Thinking about a home away from home? Check out your mortgage options and other financing solutions that can help you make it happen.

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Buying a second property

From using home equity to getting a new mortgage, we have a solution that can help you finance a second home.

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