Did the mortgage market do what we thought it was going to do in 2014?

As we all know, predictions and forecasts are all well and good but they usually aren’t worth the paper they are printed on. While I might […]

Did you know that mortgage rates can vary from province to province?

As of today, you could get a 5-year fixed mortgage rate for as low as 2.89% in Alberta. Sounds great, right? Keeping that in mind, though, […]

Mortgages 101: Prime Rate explained

The best way to learn about mortgages is by talking to an experienced mortgage broker and getting pre-approved before you go house hunting. With a little […]

The growth of private mortgage lending

Getting a mortgage from a bank has become a bit more challenging, especially for those who are self-employed or have some credit challenges – whether the […]

How to make your mortgage tax deductible AND increase your net worth

Did you know it’s possible to write off your mortgage interest on your primary residence against your taxable income? Here’s the scoop on how it works. […]

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 […]

How the Flood has Changed the Real Estate Landscape

Alberta real estate is booming thanks to the province’s strong economy, but the pockets where the flood damage was severe inhabit a completely disparate reality. A […]

What you need to know about Rent to Own programs in Canada

What is a rent to own home? It’s pretty much exactly as it sounds. It’s where an investor, or homeowner, rents out their property to a […]

When death deals a financial blow

Back in April there was an article in the Globe and Mail that peaked my interest. As Mortgage Brokers, we see the mortgage and life insurance […]

Moving Tips and Checklist

Congratulations on the purchase of your new home! Now it’s time to start planning your move. Let’s face it, relocating can be a daunting task. If […]

A Mortgage vacation might be the most expensive journey you take!

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice, relaxing vacation? When you hear ‘mortgage vacation,’, you probably imagine yourself lying on the beach, sipping on umbrella drinks. Although you […]

Ideas for sprucing up your Curb Appeal to sell your home faster

A good first impression can make a world of difference when you’re selling your home. By upgrading your curb appeal, you have a chance to influence […]