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Understanding the Different Types of Mortgages: A Guide for Homebuyers

Buying a home is a significant financial commitment, and many home buyers must take out a mortgage to make the purchase possible. However, with different types of mortgages available, choosing the right one can be overwhelming and confusing. Here, we’ll give you an overview of the most common types of mortgages to help you make […]

3 Reasons to Use a Mortgage Broker

Navigating the world of mortgage loans can be a daunting undertaking for many. From countless lending institutions, varying interest rates, to a multitude of loan types, it can often feel like you’ve stepped into an intricate labyrinth. That’s where the services of a mortgage broker come to the rescue.   A Mortgage Broker Can Help […]

Tips for First-time House Hunters

The home-buying process can be intimidating, particularly for first-time house hunters. With so many factors to consider, it’s essential to ensure that you’re making a well-informed decision. This blog will explore tips and tricks to get you started on your journey to becoming a homeowner, helping you move forward confidently and efficiently. Read on to […]

5 Tips to Increase Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a crucial factor in determining your borrowing power and the interest rates you’ll be offered when applying for loans, mortgages, and credit cards. A high credit score can unlock better financial opportunities and save you money in the long run. If you’re looking to increase your credit score, these five tips […]

Answering All Your Questions About Reverse Mortgages

Despite their best intentions, people often don’t have enough money saved in retirement. They were busy raising families, and let’s face it, life is expensive, with costs rising more every day. Often, many retire with only the equity in their home, which doesn’t help pay the bills or cover additional care expenses.    You can […]

All You Need to Know About Mortgage Prepayment Penalties

Surprisingly, many mortgage loans have prepayment penalties that restrict your flexibility and even drain your bank account merely for trying to manage your money correctly. Being punished for getting ahead of the game sounds ridiculous, and we aim to explain why.    What is a mortgage prepayment penalty?   Some lenders charge a fee when […]

First-time Home Buyer Incentive 101

Buying your first house is a significant milestone in a person’s life. Unfortunately, it can be a somewhat intimidating application process that hedges on whether you get the property you want when you want it.  Looking for a mortgage is far less exciting than home shopping, but your realtor or broker may ask if you […]

Mortgage Approval in 2022: Credit Score Requirements

Depending on the lender, a credit score of between 620 and 680 would be the minimum viable requirement in order for you to be approved for a mortgage. For larger lenders across Canada, 680 and above would be the most likely credit score number you need to be approved. For smaller lenders, you may be […]

Five Most Important Questions to Ask About Your Mortgage

If you are ready to buy a home, one of the most important things you will need to do is secure a mortgage. With so many different options out there, it can be confusing to know where to start. To help you make the right decision for your situation, here are five of the most […]

The Best Way to Monitor Mortgage Rate Changes

Purchasing a home is likely the most significant investment you will ever make. Most Canadians will take out a mortgage to cover the majority of the cost. They will likely also pay a lot of interest throughout the term of the loan. The interest rate on a mortgage is referred to as the mortgage rate. […]

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