Information for Buyers

First of all, if you are looking at buying a home in the Quinte area, congratulations on your excellent choice. Whether you prefer city, small town, or rural life, we have it all, and you are never far from access to water and the great beaches on the
shores of Lake Ontario.

I hope this collection of tools and links will be useful to you. You are also welcome to contact me personally - at 613 921 3933 - with any questions you may have.

Tools (Please use the back button to return to this page.)

An app that helps you calculate closing costs is available here.

Maximum Mortgage Analyzer
Calculate the maximum mortgage amount you qualify for based on your income.

Mortgage Analyzer
Calculate your mortgage payment. Create an amortization schedule. Discover what you will owe in 5 years.

Payment Analyzer
Calculate the monthly, semi-monthly, bi-weekly and weekly payment option on your mortgage.

Prepayment Analyzer
Calculate your mortgage payment. Discover how many years you will shorten your amortization and how much interest savings you will realize by making a prepayment (lump sum) on your mortgage.

The Mortgage Isolator
Enter some variables for your mortgage and have a remaining variable calculated for you.


Mortgage Information and Glossary

What's the difference between a buyer's REALTOR® and a seller's REALTOR?

How do you know if a property listed on the MLS® is fairly priced?

What's the best way to negotiate price once you're ready to buy?

How can you find a property's historical buy-sell information?

How can you discover “hot” properties not currently listed on the MLS?

What are the costs involved in closing a transaction?

Bob Foster - 613 921 3933


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