portable mortgage

What is a Portable Mortgage?

A portable mortgage is a special feature that enables you to take your mortgage with you when you move. Of course, you can only do this if […]
mortgage free

Almost mortgage free?

Being mortgage free is a financial goal for many Canadian home owners. In a sense, we purchase in order to be mortgage free. That’s always the […]
Mortgage Complaints

3 Mortgage Complaints

When it comes to complaints about banking products, mortgages are second only to credit cards. According to the banking Ombudsman’s (OBSI’s) recently released annual report, the […]
Mortgage Options

Mortgage Options: Top 6 Mortgage Features

Real estate is a still a hot commodity in many parts of the country, and it’s also a competitive market. And everyone wants your business — […]
fixed rate mortgage versus variable rate mortgage

Should you choose a fixed rate mortgage or a variable rate mortgage today?

The question of fixed rate mortgage versus variable rate mortgage stays the same, but the answer should, and does, change with the changes in the market. […]
Mortgage Penalties

Hidden trap of Mortgage Penalties

This article is older but does a great job of identifying the often hidden traps in mortgage penalties should a “life event” happen and you need to […]
First Time Homebuyer

How to be a first time homebuyer

As a first time homebuyer there is a lot of excitement but it’s important not to get too wrapped up in the excitement and ensure you do your […]

What’s up with deeply discounted mortgage rates?

When considering a deeply discounted 5-year rate, keep in mind that cheapest isn’t always best. Strangely, we know that’s true when we’re shopping for anything else […]

What does every new homebuyer need to know?

Purchasing a home is a significant financial undertaking for anyone. Before you even look at a single property, there are things every new homebuyer needs to […]

What is an assumable mortgage?

Typically, when you sell your home you are, essentially, terminating your financing agreement with your bank or lender so that someone else can take over the […]

Don’t get surprised by penalties!

Hopefully by now I’ve taught you that not all mortgages are created equally. Penalties, in particular, are hard to explain to people and many don’t understand or […]

5 reasons why it pays to use a mortgage broker

I realize I’m running the risk of having this come across as a blatant, shameless plug – which it is – but since I’m your trusted […]