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Debt Consolidation

Debt Consolidation Solution to Ease Your Burden

Feeling overwhelmed by multiple debts and high-interest rates? Debt consolidation might be the solution you need.

By consolidating your debts into a single loan at a reduced interest rate, you can simplify the management of your finances and make significant savings.

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Why Consider Debt Consolidation?

Debt consolidation can transform your financial situation with several key benefits:

Payment Simplification: Replace your multiple debts and their various interest rates with a single monthly payment, making financial management much more transparent and straightforward.

Interest Rate Reduction: You often enjoy a lower interest rate on your consolidation loan than your current debts, which can significantly reduce the total interest you pay over time.

Budget Management Improvement: With a single monthly payment, it's easier to plan your budget and avoid late fees, which can also help maintain or improve your credit score.


Is Debt Consolidation Right for You?

Your total monthly payments may have become too burdensome:

If you're struggling to make ends meet

If your debts are poorly distributed and costing you too much monthly

If creditors are forcing you to pay a too-high interest rate

If any of these situations apply to you and you own your home, you could benefit from speaking to one of the advisors from our team at Multi-Prêts Hypothèques.

For many years, they have been helping consumers in the West Island, Ville Lasalle, Vaudreuil-Soulanges region, and the North Shore of Montreal to get the most out of their money, usually by helping to alleviate pressure on month-end finances and balance the family budget.

While it's desirable to pay off your debts as quickly as possible, it's best to repay all your creditors at the lowest possible interest rate and without delay; this allows you to save considerable interest and other penalties.

Is Debt Consolidation Right for You?

To access a consolidation loan, it is crucial to meet well-defined requirements, ensuring that this financial solution is suitable for you:

Debt-to-Income Ratio: Your debt-to-income ratio, i.e., the portion of your gross monthly income dedicated to debt repayment, ideally should be below 40%. This calculation considers the future payment of your consolidation loan, ensuring that this new credit will not compromise your financial balance.

Credit Score Analysis: A thorough analysis of your credit report is conducted, including your score, which should be at least 680, and your repayment history over the past six years. This evaluation helps determine your reliability as a borrower.

Repayment Capacity: Beyond your debt-to-income ratio, we examine your ability to absorb the monthly payment of the consolidation loan without compromising your current expenses. A budget forecast can be developed to assess this capacity accurately.

Professional and Residential Stability:A stable period of employment with the same employer and a fixed residence are indicators of reliability and financial stability. Frequent changes in employment or residence can affect the evaluation of your file, although some exceptions may be considered if they aim to improve your professional or financial situation.

These criteria are essential to ensure that the consolidation loan will positively contribute to your financial situation without adding additional pressure to your budget.

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How Does Debt Consolidation Work?

Debt consolidation simplifies your financial life by combining your debts into a single loan. Here's how it works.

Step 1: Evaluation of Your Situation

We review your current debts, credit score, and financial situation to determine the best consolidation strategy.

Step 2: Obtaining the Consolidation Loan:

We will help you obtain a consolidation loan with a competitive interest rate covering all your debts if you are eligible.

Step 3: Repayment of Your Debts:

We use the loan amount to fully repay your existing debts, leaving you with a single loan to repay.

Step 4: Simplified Repayment Plan:

You then benefit from a clear repayment plan with a single monthly payment tailored to your budget, making it easier to manage your finances.

This process aims to provide you with a practical and effective solution. Thus, you can reduce your debt and regain financial stability as soon as possible.

Alternatives in Case of Consolidation Refusal

If your consolidation loan application is denied, it is essential to know the options available to you:

Analysis of Refusal Reasons: Start by asking the financial institution for the precise reasons for the refusal. These may be rectifiable elements in your credit report or financial situation.

Consumer Proposal:If debt consolidation is not feasible, a consumer proposal is a legal alternative to negotiate the repayment of your debts on reduced terms without impacting your credit score as severely as bankruptcy.

Debt Management Counseling: Specialized organizations can offer you personalized support to restructure your debts, sometimes without resorting to a new loan.

Reevaluation of Your Budget:A detailed analysis of your finances may reveal possible adjustments to manage your current debts without consolidation better.

These alternatives can help you find a solution tailored to your situation, even if debt consolidation is refused.


Precautions to Take Before Consolidating Your Debts

Before committing to a consolidation loan, it is crucial to take certain precautions to ensure that this decision truly supports your financial health:

Comprehensive Evaluation of Your Financial Situation: Ensure you understand your current financial situation, including your total debts, applied interest rates, and repayment capacity. An accurate assessment is essential to determine if consolidation is the best option.

Careful Reading of Loan Terms:Thoroughly examine the terms and conditions of the proposed consolidation loan, paying particular attention to the interest rate, loan duration, and potential fees.

Search for Competitive Rates: Enjoy the first consolidation loan offer. Take the time to compare the different options available to find the lowest possible interest rate.

Planning to Avoid Future Over-Indebtedness:Debt consolidation does not solve underlying problems related to financial management. Adopting good budgeting habits is essential to avoid falling back into the debt trap.

Consultation with a Financial Advisor:If you have doubts or questions, the advice of a financial advisor can be constructive. A professional can offer you personalized advice tailored to your situation.

By taking these precautions, you can make an informed decision regarding consolidating your debts and ensure that this strategy positively contributes to your financial future.


How Much Does It Cost?

As a general rule, there is no cost to apply for a loan to consolidate all your debts with an advisor from our team at Multi-Prêts Hypothèques, except in rare cases where the borrower's situation has deteriorated to the point where exceptional measures are required (significant delays in monthly payments, excessive indebtedness, recent or successive bankruptcies, etc.).

It should be noted that a tarnished credit score will decrease your ability to obtain financing. If the end of the month is brutal, you must act as soon as possible and in the right way.

Get information from an advisor from our team at Multi-Prêts Hypothèques, a mortgage financing specialist who can (free of charge) assess your financial situation and recommend advantageous solutions for you and your family.

How Much Can I Borrow?

Generally, the loan-to-value ratio can reach a maximum of 80% or less for owner-occupied properties with 1 to 4 units.

Your mortgage financing advisor from our team at Multi-Prêts will establish with you your borrowing capacity limit, based on several factors: your repayment capacity, the total value of your project, etc.


Benefits with Mathieu Lebrun's Team

By choosing our debt consolidation service, you benefit from many advantages that facilitate your return to stable financial health:

Expertise and Personalized Support:

Our team of experts analyzes your financial situation in detail to offer you the most suitable consolidation solution for your needs.

30 Years Serving Quebecers:

Many clients have regained financial peace of mind thanks to our support. Their success stories are evidence of the effectiveness of our solutions.

Transparency and Trust:

We are committed to total transparency in our processes and to providing you with all the necessary information so that you can make an informed decision.

We aim to offer you a quality service based on trust and expertise to guide you towards better debt management and a more serene financial future.


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