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Three Ways to Find the Best Interest Rates for Mortgages in Ottawa

April 19, 2021 | Mortgage News

Use a mortgage broker A mortgage broker is there to help negotiate a rate on your behalf.  Also, it’s typically the lender that pays the broker for this service.  With that, the service is at no cost to you.  Think of it as a personal shopper for your ...

The Role of a Mortgage Broker

April 19, 2021 | Mortgage News

A mortgage broker acts as the middle person between the lender and you. These are the main roles of a mortgage broker! They Review Your Financial Situation and Compare Lenders and Rates Sometimes at the bank, it may feel like you are just another custo ...

Our Spring-Cleaning Guide for a Happy, Healthy Homeowning Experience

Our Spring-Cleaning Guide for a Happy, Healthy Homeowning Experience

April 13, 2021 | Home Tips, Mortgage News

I’m deeply passionate about helping prospective homeowners secure the mortgages they deserve with competitive rates, no-nonsense terms and conditions, and a well-informed, well-connected ear to aid in any of their queries. However, I’m a homeowner myse ...

Thinking of Switching Your Mortgage

Thinking of Switching Your Mortgage? Let’s See if it Makes Sense!

These are very interesting times that we currently live in, to say the least. With that, of course, comes a desire to change with them for cost-saving or future-planning reasons. I see it all the time in the clients who come to me for assistance with t ...

4 Things You Should Know Before Getting Your First Mortgage

4 Things You Should Know Before Getting Your First Mortgage

If you're looking into your first mortgage, there are several things you can do in advance to streamline this process, learn more here:

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Refinancing to Consolidate Debt: Is it Feasible?

January 22, 2021 | Mortgage News

If you have both a mortgage and a chunk of high-interest debt, borrowing against your equity in the form of refinancing is one option to tackle the latter. Of course, it goes without saying that this option isn’t for everyone – it all depends on your i ...

5 Simple Upgrades to Increase the Value of Your Home

5 Simple Upgrades to Increase the Value of Your Home

December 3, 2020 | Mortgage News, Mortgage Resources

To make sure you’re not wasting time or money on areas that won’t benefit your bottom line once you sell, here are a few upgrades to focus on that will boost the value of your home.

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What is a Mortgage Renewal?

What is a mortgage renewal? With a mortgage comes a mortgage renewal. Mortgages are typically offered with terms up to ten years. When your term is finished, your rate expires and it is time to negotiate a new rate.Many Canadians spend a great dea ...

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Top 5 Things to Avoid Once Approved For a Mortgage

Once you are approved for a mortgage it is important that your finances stay constant. A mortgage approval is based on the favourable combination of your current debts, income, credit score and more. As some time can pass from when you are approved for ...

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Fixed or Variable Rate Mortgage – Which is Right for You?

November 21, 2020 | Types of Lenders and Mortgages

Once you have an accepted offer on a home, you must choose the type of mortgage you would like to have. Do you want a fixed or variable rate mortgage?  Table of ContentsWhat is a Fixed Rate Mortgage?Pros and Cons of a Fixed Rate MortgageWhat is a ...

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