Looking for your first home? First, determine what you can afford

It happens: you fall in love with a home that seems perfect, but it is way outside your possible price range. Before you go looking at […]

Spring cleaning your debt could save you thousands!

You may not uncover a financial windfall when you’re cleaning the garage this spring, but a little time and attention to the task of spring cleaning […]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update

May was another month for records in the Calgary Real Estate market. Sales price reached new levels in both the total residential sales and the single […]

Renewing your mortgage? Let’s talk

Consumers are becoming much more informed about mortgages and mortgage products before taking the plunge into home ownership. According to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s […]

A simple ethical rule of thumb: Would you tell your kids?

I read a great article on LinkedIn the other day that really got me thinking about ethics and how some people make these dilemmas so difficult […]

How do lenders view your mortgage application?

Have you ever wondered what factors lenders consider to determine if you qualify? Or why it is lenders ask for so much paperwork? Long gone are […]

Gotta love living in Alberta!

“In most regions, sales have fallen at double-digit rates this year from high levels last year,” said Sal Guatieri, senior economist for BMO Capital Markets. “But […]

Is getting a mortgage harder for the self-employed?

A Business-for-self mortgage is designed for people who are self-employed. If you own a business whether incorporated, limited, or sole proprietor, are an independent contractor, or […]