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 […]

How much does rate matter?

Often times, borrowers are fixated on the mortgage rate because it’s the one aspect of their home financing they know to ask about. It’s important to […]

Good news for interest rates

There’s good news on the interest rate front. In the Bank of Canada’s (BoC) most recent announcement it maintained its prime rate at 1%, however with […]

Bank of Canada still maintaining overnight rate at 1%

It is quickly becoming old news – that the Bank of Canada (BOC) is maintaining its overnight rate at 1%. In its last announcement, October 23rd, […]

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 […]

What does a Mortgage Broker do … really?

With the flooding and then the rebuilding, which is almost completed, it’s been a long four months and posts have been sporadic, I apologize.  I will […]

More changes for the Canadian Mortgage industry?

As a borrower, you are judged on a few things: Debt service ratios – how your total monthly debt payments compare to your gross monthly income […]

Why should you use a Mortgage Broker?

I’ll wager you can visualize your dream home but not your dream mortgage – Buying your home is probably the biggest investment you’ll make. Just as […]

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 […]