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 — […]
mortgage free

Mortgage Free sooner!

Good news, it may only take small changes for you to become mortgage free and save thousands of dollars in interest in the process.  In December, […]
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 […]

Your road to mortgage freedom

Paying off your mortgage may be the best investment you can make. A survey conducted in 2013 by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) found that […]

The ins and outs of mortgage rates

It seems like not a week goes by that a major news story doesn’t rock the Canadian real estate market regarding mortgage rates. While it’s true that […]

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 […]

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 […]

New poll: Borrowers unmotivated to make extra payments on their mortgage

Compared to even six years ago, today’s interest rates are a steal. The discounted 5-year fixed has tumbled more than 2.25 percentage points in that time. […]

Saving on your mortgage

Paying off your mortgage faster has the excellent benefit of reducing the amount of interest that you pay on your mortgage. How? By using privileges provided […]

Make the most of your mortgage

The mortgage industry has changed a lot in the last five years but what does that mean for the average consumer? Well it often means that […]

Mortgage free by 48? Tips from Canadians who prove it’s possible

Last year I came across an article from Yahoo Finance about how Canadians, with a plan and small sacrifices, can free up years of payments to […]