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How to find the down payment for your first home

In our previous post on the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Plan (FTHBI), we looked at how the program could help first-time homebuyers with their monthly mortgage payments by increasing the amount for a down payment. It sounds promising but you still need to have the...

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Title Insurance

The most important insurance you didn’t think of. The only thing between you and your perfect home is signing the paperwork. Before you do, one box on your checklist should be a conversation about title insurance. Title insurance can protect you against any disputes over who...

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Why The *#%$ Are My Insurance Rates Going Up?

There is nothing more frustrating than getting your insurance renewal notice and seeing the price go up, regardless if you made a claim or not. Some factors are in your control and, unfortunately, some are not. Economical has released this great summary.   But are there other...

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Quantus Debuts New Fashion Line

We are always looking at new opportunities to expand the Quantus brand. When the idea to start a Quantus-owned fashion line emerged, it was an obvious yes. “All our clients and lending partners know we have a fairly relaxed style around the office,” says Todd Fralic,...

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QMS Heads to The Beach

A meeting at the beach in the middle of winter? Yes, please! The Quantus team had our quarterly team meeting at The Beach YYC mixing business with a little bit of sandy fun. These meetings are great opportunities for our brokers to ask questions, discuss...

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Financial Infidelity

The Financial Infidelity Survey, commissioned by Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC) and Credit Canada found that: 34% of those in a relationship keep financial secrets from their current romantic partner 36% of those in a relationship have lied about a financial matter to a partner. Younger adults who...

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