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Buying Property in the USA

Thinking of buying a vacation property? When the weather in Canada turns cold and winter sets in, a lot of us think about a blue sky vacation, others think about buying a vacation property in the U.S. sunbelt or even in British Columbia where the weather is milder. Still others enjoy winter and look [...]

2016-11-03T09:17:48-06:00November 3rd, 2016|

Top 5 Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

Refinancing and Managing your Mortgage Heard about mortgage refinancing? In the past, most people who took out a mortgage doggedly continued with it until they had paid it off. These days, people refinance their mortgage much more frequently. The average duration of a home loan in Canada is about 5 years. Here we look at [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:36-06:00October 6th, 2016|

10 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

You have been saving money to buy your first home for so long and it’s one of the most significant purchases you will make in your life. But with all the details and parties involved, it’s easy to get confused or blindsided by hidden costs and fees. We can help – here are some tips [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:36-06:00September 29th, 2016|

New to Canada Mortgage Advice

Buying a home in Canada is easier than you might think! Navigating a real estate market in a new country can be overwhelming and can lead new Canadians to assume that home ownership in this country is out of reach. However, with a little planning and the right advice, it is actually very attainable, even [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:36-06:00September 26th, 2016|

Mortgage Tips for Business Owners

Being self-employed can sometimes make securing a mortgage trickier, but it’s not impossible... According to Industry Canada, self-employed workers represented 15.4 per cent of the workforce in 2012, about 2.67 million people. Some are likely looking at low mortgage interest rates and thinking about buying a home. It can sometimes work against you in a [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:36-06:00September 20th, 2016|

8 Real Estate Investing Tips

Real Estate Investing Advice According to the National Association Of Realtors, 23% Of all real estate were either investment property or second-home purchases. If you are thinking about investing real estate, here is some advice from other investors on what you need to think about first! 1. Buy the best location you can afford, location [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:36-06:00September 18th, 2016|

10 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

You can improve your credit score in six to eight months. Here's how: 1. Pay bills on time: Pretty obvious, right? Late payments are the most common piece of negative information that appears on a credit report. Since payment history accounts for 35% of your total score, getting behind has a big impact. If nothing [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:36-06:00September 16th, 2016|

How Brexit May Impact You

What does Brexit mean for Canada? Most news channels, and much of the world, became obsessed with Brexit, for good reason. In this historic moment, the majority of voters in the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union (EU) – a partnership that came into existence after the Second World War. It morphed into [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:36-06:00September 16th, 2016|

Mortgage Saving Tips

Move Toward Mortgage Freedom! Good news! It only takes small changes for you to become mortgage free and save thousands of dollars in interest. In December, Mortgage Professionals Canada released its annual state of the housing market report and found that in 2015, 36% of homeowners took actions to reduce their mortgage debt. Here's how [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:38-06:00September 14th, 2016|

Top Reasons to Use a Mortgage Broker

Why Use a Mortgage Broker? Purchasing a home is an important decision and you should be confident about your investment. We will work with you personally to offer you valuable insight throughout the process, save you time and find the mortgage that best suits your situation. Get independent expert advice on your financial options. We [...]

2016-10-12T10:53:38-06:00September 12th, 2016|