Home Purchase Loans

There’s a new kid in town and he’s kicking butts and takin’ names. The Interest Only Flex Mortgage! This one has investor’s and rental property holder’s names written all over it! Here are the details: Why Would Anyone Want Interest Only? Institutional interest only mortgages are a great fit for those with a larger scope
As of January 1st, 2018 – new mortgage rules are making it more difficult to get a low rate mortgage. This forces the industry to look for new ways to assist our clients towards finding the best rates. Pre-existing mortgage insurance is one of the effective tools to achieve this. What Is Mortgage Insurance? What
Oh the shock and disgust as my clients realized to their horror the size of their penalty! You see they were breaking their mortgage mid-term. What their bank didn’t emphasized nearly enough on signing three years ago were the consequences of their obligation if life happened. Herein lies the ugly reality of the Early Mortgage
It may come as a surprise if you are in the middle of a five year fixed mortgage term. The surprise is that the mortgage industry in Canada has changed. Fundamentally, from the top down and this affects so very many of us in ways we won’t see until we go to make a change
The resale housing market has a lot of choice to offer. Yet a growing segment of the Canadian population is turning to fulfilling a long held dream of building their own personal piece of paradise. “John and Sally” were just those people and here is how they navigated the process of self build construction. Location
So you have decided that you want to purchase a property for investment purposes. That’s great! And on top of this you want to find a great deal on a property that has a distressed seller or a run down and/or outdated home. Even better! Buying your first rental property can be challenging enough on
There are many strong reasons to be investing in real estate today. Property values in many regional markets are still growing – Canada has a healthy immigrant population that needs and will need a place to live – and of course my favorite – mortgage interest rates are still sitting at historical lows. But for
We all want to pay off our mortgage early. Like today if possible. Well I will tell you from extensive experience that the bank’s mortgage payment calculator is not going to get you there earlier like they are advertising. Why you may ask? Because they have a good reason to keep you inside the mortgage
There are a few things we Canadians will not do without like our hockey, maple syrup, and a 5 year fixed mortgage? That’s right. Believe it or not, this mortgage product is as Canadian as they come. There is no doubt as 4 out of 5 new mortgages in 2012 were fixed rate and the
When was the last time you heard some good news about your RSPs? It has been a long time and with the state of the global economy the way it is – I wouldn’t hold my breath on things getting better any time soon. So what can we do? Here is a less known but