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Alan Swinamer
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Dartmouth, NS Cell: (902) 209-9555
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As a full time Real Estate professional, I am committed to providing my clients the best service available. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, I am here to assist you.

With over 24 years of sales experience in the Halifax/Dartmouth area, I have built a network of numerous professionals who can assist you with your move, financial needs, home improvement projects and the like. Let me help you realize your dreams.

Please browse my website for listings, and other Real Estate related information. There are many other listings aside from what's contained on my web site and I would be happy to provide you with the information on these as well.


Alan Swinamer
Nova Coast Realty Inc


Make the Right Move


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MLS Property Search


Let me help you find out what you can afford! The mortgage calculator will help you determine loan amounts, mortgage qualification, or whether you should be renting or buying.

Complete the fields below (e.g., Cost of Home, Down Payment, Monthly Income) and click Calculate Now. To view the different results of your calculation, click on the various tabs. To mail yourself a copy of your results, click the Receive this Detailed Analysis link.

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Homeowners Insurance:
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Condo Fees:
Monthly Loan Insurance (%):
Total Monthly Payment:
Income Needed to Qualify for the Mortgage
Total Monthly Loan Payment:
Total Monthly Debt Payment:
Monthly Loan Insurance (%):
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What You Can Afford
We are using the % ratio.
Cost of House:
Down Payment:
Loan Value:
Monthly Principal & Interest:
Monthly Insurance:
Monthly Property Tax:
Monthly Condo Fees:
Cost of House = [(Monthly income x Debt Ratio) –
monthly tax – monthly insurance – condo fee] /
(monthly interest rate/ function of interest rate)
Monthly Rent: $
Annual Rental Increases:  %
Monthly Renter Insurance: $
Savings or Investment Rate:  %
Planned # of years in home: 
Yearly appreciation of the home:  %
Annual home maintenance:  %