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First-Time Home Buyer’s Workbook

If you’re thinking about buying a home, and don’t know where to start, Canada Guaranty can help!

We know there’s a lot of information out there and searching for the answers can be overwhelming. That’s why we set out to create a resource designed to provide you with answers to your most important questions – and then some! Keep reading to learn how Canada Guaranty’s First-time Home Buyer’s Workbook can help you get started on your homeownership journey, today!

We understand that owning a home is more than a financial commitment. It’s where you put down roots, celebrate family and friends, build lasting memories and invest in your future. It’s also why we want to help you make smart, responsible choices about one of the most significant financial decisions of your life.

In addition to seeking the knowledge, experience and expertise of a qualified mortgage professional, Canada Guaranty’s First-time Home Buyer’s Workbook provides you with helpful insights and information focused on highlighting:

  • What you should consider before purchasing a home;
  • What to expect throughout the home buying process; and
  • How to budget for future maintenance of your home.

You’ll notice that this Workbook doesn’t include a Table of Contents. This was intentional. We didn’t want you to jump between sections and risk missing critical steps along the way. To ensure you get the most from this guide, we encourage you to read it from front to back, cover to cover. To help with this, we’ve deconstructed the homeownership process into bite-sized concepts and included simple tasks to help you understand:

  • Why you need to become familiar with your household finances;
  • What you can comfortably afford;
  • How financial stability and responsible credit management are critical to qualifying for a mortgage;
  • Who has the industry knowledge and experience to help you make the right decisions;
  • Where to find the necessary resources and solutions available to support your unique homeownership goals; and
  • When to take the next steps throughout the home buying process.

Canada Guaranty’s First-time Home Buyer’s Workbook is designed to empower you with the knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions to support your individual needs. Once you’ve completed this Workbook, you should have a better understanding of what steps you can take to increase your purchasing power to successfully find and finance your dream home.

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