Owning a rental property if done correctly, is a great way to make passive income and set yourself up for early retirement. There is also the benefit of capital gains, which means the revenue from your rental property could be tax-free. But before you go out and buy a rental, we have a few things… Read More
4 Key Considerations Before You Purchase A Rental
Rental or vacation properties, you’ve heard of them, and maybe some of you have even thought about owning one yourself.
But owning a home as we all know, can be a big responsibility. When it comes to buying a home, there are several personal factors you should consider, like income, location stability, and commitment.… Read More
The Galaxy Lending team loves working with first-time buyers, and we will ensure that you feel comfortable throughout the entire process. You may be an experienced house or apartment renter or you’re taking the leap from mom and dad’s basement, regardless, buying your first house is important.… Read More
Just as with any other purchase, failure to shop around the marketplace before settling on a lender is apt to cost you money. And when it comes to mortgages, those costs can really add up. For example, on a 30-year mortgage, a difference in just one-half of one percent interest would increase your monthly payment… Read More
But when exactly is the right time to consider a refinance? There are some important considerations when deciding whether to refinance. For most homeowners the main purpose of refinancing is to either shorten the term of the loan, reduce the monthly payments, switch between a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate loan, or use home equity.… Read More
Depending on your circumstances and credit history, you can get loans or avail of government programs that offer lower down payments to help you get on the property ladder. These alternative methods, however, can have downsides, so it is important that you choose the option that best suits your financial situation.… Read More