Mortgage Renewal

Mortgage Renewal or Refinance – what do you know?

For many people, when they get their mortgage renewal in the mail, they cringe. They either don’t have time to deal with it or feel they […]
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 […]

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 […]

What is a collateral charge mortgage and why is it important? by Calgary Mortgage Broker Susan Ashton

There has been more attention paid to collateral mortgage charges in recent years but most borrowers are still vague on the details and what impact it […]

Short vs. long term mortgage – that’s the question!

It is only in the last couple of years that a five year fixed rate become a product worth considering when it comes to paying the […]