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June 5, 2020

CMHC Tightens Mortgage Rules Amid Pandemic

The government-backed Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is tightening its rules for offering mortgage insurance starting July 1st. The move will effectively make it harder […]
April 7, 2020

Making Sense Of A Changing Marketplace

Let me begin with my heartfelt hope that you and your loved ones are in good health. We are in uncharted territory with the mortgage marketplace […]
February 5, 2020

Why a Good Credit Score May Not Be Enough

A good credit score is definitely an important factor for anyone, who wants to be approved for a mortgage. However, it’s far from being the only […]
November 5, 2019

3 Essential Questions To Consider When Getting Your First Mortgage

You asked and we answered! What is the best advice for first-time homebuyers? Buying your first home is an amazing milestone. You don’t have to go […]
July 30, 2019

Applying For a Home Mortgage? Here’s What You’ll Need To Know.

Buying a house is probably the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. To help, we have put together a list of what you’ll need to know to […]
July 9, 2019

The Lowdown on the First-Time Buyer Incentive

The first-time buyer incentive, launching on September 2nd, is a shared equity program designed to reduce mortgage payments for qualifying first-time buyers who have the minimum […]
June 4, 2019

4 Easy Strategies to Pay Off Your Mortgage

Buying that house you’ve been dreaming about is such an accomplishment. Congratulations, you did it! A big mortgage doesn’t have to hold you back from taking […]
May 28, 2019

What is A Co-Signer and Why You Should Use One

With the housing market looking up, many people are feeling more optimistic about buying a house. Saving for a downpayment is a challenge for some. Some […]
May 21, 2019

Rent vs Buy: The Benefits and Drawbacks

To rent or to buy? This is a question to give some serious thought, considering it is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make […]
May 13, 2019
The Down Payment Assistance Program Is Coming!

The Down Payment Assistance Program

UPDATE: The program is now available and this article has been updated with current information. Buying a home is an amazing achievement and an asset people […]