First Time Home Buying & costly mistakes to avoid

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Royal LePage Team Realty Carling

1335 Carling Ave, Suite 204

Ottawa, ON K1Z 8N8


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Join us for another event in our Home Buying Series while we discuss buying your first home, and the common mistakes you should avoid.

We will discuss:

-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 a mortgage broker (Josee Menard) and real estate agent (Ayn MacDonald). 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 information only, and you will not be solicited to.

What are my transit/parking options? Transit is available (Westgate Shopping Centre). There is free parking on site with an elevator to access the second-floor boardroom (suite 204).

Can I bring a guest or family member? Yes of course. Due to limited seating, please indicate in your RSVP how many seats you will need. Maximum capacity of the room is 20.

Is this event for children? Not really, but we understand that you can't always get a sitter. If that's the case, please feel free to bring children if they won't disrupt other event attendees.

Event Details: Wed, Sept 20th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm @ 1335 Carling Ave Suite 204.

Other Information nights:

Aug 16th - Condo curious: The differences between condo & freeholds.

Aug 23rd - First Time Buying: credit, income & common mistakes to avoid.

Sept 13 - Where and When to buy Ottawa real estate.

Oct 11th - Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid.

Oct 18th - Selling your home: How to get the quickest & highest price.

Nov 8 - Where and When to buy Ottawa real estate.

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Ottawa, ON K1Z 8N8


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