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Basic Principles of Buying a First Home

Length: 1 hour

Buying a home is the biggest investment most Canadians will make with their money. This process can be exciting, challenging and emotional, particularly with the purchase of your first home. This introductory course on buying your first home will provide you with insight on various aspects of being a home owner. In this course we look at both the initial and carrying costs to consider when owning a home. We discuss common terms used in home ownership, as well as how the home buyers’ plan works. For those saving for a down payment, we look at ways to save faster and how to improve your credit score before buying. We also discuss the dos and don’ts of buying a home, and what to consider when choosing a mortgage broker.

Group Seminar

Guided Instruction
Providing financial education sessions to your employees or organization can boost financial and mental well-being. Group seminars are guided by our financial education facilitators and are available as a webinar or in-person in select cities throughout Alberta. Covering a variety of financial literacy topics, our group seminars are a cost-effective way to provide your people with the opportunity to learn and ask questions from the convenience of their home or office.

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