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Compare Mortgage Rates and Deals

October 22, 2019 | Best Mortgage Rates

The best mortgages have low interest rates, flexibility and the most amount of options. Compare mortgage rates and deals with Andrew Thake. Find the best fixed, variable and unadvertised mortgage rate specials here. Explore this mortgage guide to learn ...

2.24% 5 year fixed rate

2.24% 5 year fixed rate Ontario

September 12, 2019 | Best Mortgage Rates

Take advantage of today’s best mortgage interest rates with a 2.24% 5 year fixed rate in Ontario. Based on a $350,000 mortgage, 25 year amortization and a 2.24% versus a 2.64%, the interest savings is $6563.44 over the 5 year term.   2.24% 5 year ...

Mortgage refinancing

Mortgage Refinancing FAQ

September 6, 2019 | Applying for a Mortgage

When it comes to mortgage refinancing there can be may questions that arise. Should I consider mortgage refinancing? How does mortgage refinancing work? When should I consider refinancing my mortgage? Here is a mortgage refinancing FAQ to help answer t ...

construction mortgages

Construction Mortgages Ottawa

September 5, 2019 | Applying for a Mortgage

Learn more about construction mortgages in Ottawa. Building a new house can be a very exciting process.  It is a great way to take a dream and make it a reality. When building a house, whether as a self-build or from a builder there is a lot to coordin ...

How much down payment do I need to buy a house

Everything You Need To Know About House Down Payments

August 30, 2019 | First Time Home Buyers

How much down payment do I need to buy a house? The answer to this depends on a few things. Will You Live In All or Part of The Property? When determining how much down payment do I need to buy a house, it will depending on who will leave in the house. ...

What is a mortgage pre approval

Everything You Need To Know About Mortgage Pre Approvals

August 29, 2019 | Applying for a Mortgage

Can I buy a house? How much can I afford? All these questions lead back to one thing, a mortgage pre approval. However, to start, what is a mortgage pre approval? This is the process where a lender approves or declines to you for a mortgage before you ...

Closing Costs to Consider When Purchasing a Home

September 3, 2020 | Best Mortgage Rates

When purchasing a home there are additional costs known as closing costs, which you need to consider. Some example closing costs are: Title insurance Fire insurance Legal fees Land Transfer Tax Adjustments Here is a description of each: Title ...

Fixed rate mortgage

Fixed Rate Mortgage

August 26, 2019 | Best Mortgage Rates

A fixed rate mortgage is a mortgage with a rate that is set for a certain term. Typically these terms range from six months to 10 years. The most popular terms are typically a 2 year, 3 year and 5 year fixed rate mortgage. Should I Get a Fixed Rate Mot ...

5 year fixed rate mortgage

5 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage

August 24, 2019 | Best Mortgage Rates

With a 5 year fixed rate mortgage the rate remains the same for a 5 year term with your mortgage. The 5 year fixed mortgage is the most popular option amongst first time buyers. Mortgage terms generally range from six months to 10 years. A 5 year fixed ...

Buying your first rental property

10 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

August 22, 2019 | Applying for a Mortgage

Buying your first rental property can be complicated. It can be challenging for beginners to know where to start. Here are 10 tips to help you with buying your first rental property in Ottawa. It can be very stressful entering into rental property owne ...

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