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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Trusted Tools - 10 Prospecting Tips From Top-Performing Salespeople

Prospecting for new business is a necessity. Our sales training workshops in Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton and Calgary always drill this into the minds of Professional Salespeople.

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Trusted Tools - Use Moving Day to Cement Client Loyalty

Extend your customer service beyond the sale. Try these four methods for helping sellers achieve a stress-free move, and you’ll breed lifelong fans who will send you referrals.

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Trusted Tools - Help Clients Get Wise to Smart-Tech Hype

Not all devices and apps represent smart choices for all consumers. Help homeowners evaluate which smart-home tech will streamline their lives and which are mere novelties.

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Guide to Cutting Closing Costs

Closing on a home is exciting. And expensive! As a budgeting challenge, the thousands of dollars in loan processing fees, settlement services, inspections, and up-front payments collectively known as closing costs is second only to your down payment.

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Guide to How Much Equity Shot Up in Just One Year

It pays to be a homeowner—quite a bit, actually. In certain parts of the country, it's even wildly profitable. Cha-ching!

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Guide to Buying New Construction

Much of today's homebuying advice is geared toward people looking to buy existing homes. However, there is another market segment that deserves sound advice – those looking to buy new construction.
 

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Guide to the Closing Disclosure

You’re about to sign a mortgage loan. It’s a huge financial commitment. What exactly are you getting into? The Closing Disclosure is all about making sure you have a really clear answer to that question, so you can close on your new home with no worries about the fine print coming back to bite your head off.

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Guide to Underwriting Terms

How long does underwriting take? Underwriting—the process in which mortgage lenders verify your assets to get a home loan—can last a little as two to three days, but typically takes over a week to finish. Underwriting happens right before you close on a house, so timing can be crucial, particularly if you want to move in by a certain date. 

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Articles 12/19/18

Guardian's Guide to What You Need to Buy a House in 2019

You are about to embark on one of the most amazing and rewarding experiences that can ever come from spending money: buying a home. If you are buying a new home in 2019, you should know that the entire process is not quick, but when all is said and done, there are few things more exhilarating than buying a house. This guide will help equip you with what you need to buy a house this year.

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Articles 10/2/18

Top 5 Fall Home Improvement Projects

It’s the time of year for pumpkin-flavored drinks, football season, and those projects that get your house looking great and ready for winter. Whether you tackle these yourself or hire someone to help, they’ll save you money and could possibly add equity. Get started today!