5 Ways You Can Kill Your Mortgage Approval

Here is a good article written by my colleague, David Cooke. 5 Ways You Can Kill Your Mortgage Approval So you found your dream home and negotiated a fair price, which was accepted. You supplied all the needed documentation to your...

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The Spring Housing Market Is Off To A Slow Start

Dominion Lending’s Chief Economist, Dr. Sherry Cooper, publishes market updates when warranted. Here is her update from April 18, 2018. The Spring Housing Market Is Off To A Slow Start April is usually the start of a spring housing market ramp-up,...

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It’s Not All About the Rate: Amortization & Renewals

This is a good article written by my colleague, David Cooke. It’s Not All About the Rate: Amortization & Renewals Have you spoken to a mortgage broker lately? When it’s time to renew your mortgage you have the freedom to do...

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5 Things To Know Before Buying A Rural Property

Here is a good article written by my colleague, David Cooke. 5 Things To Know Before Buying a Rural Property After several years as a home owner, my friend was set to buy the home of his dreams. He always wanted...

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B Lenders: When You Have Income But The Banks Say No

By Gary Konrad Each month, I send out a brief mortgage solution to my realtor network that may help you with a deal. Keep these on file as you may encounter such a scenario in the future. B Lenders-When A Lenders...

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6 Home Purchase Closing Costs

Here is a good article written by my colleague, Eitan Pinsky. 6 Home Purchase Closing Costs When you purchase your home, there are 6 additional costs to account for. They include: Home Fire and Flood Insurance Title Insurance Legal Fees Adjustments Land Transfer Tax GST Here’s an overview...

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Rates Held Steady Now, But Gradual Hikes Signalled

Dominion Lending's Chief Economist, Dr. Sherry Cooper, publishes market updates when warranted. Here is her update from May 2, 2018. Rates Held Steady Now, But Gradual Hikes Signalled The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met this week for the second time...

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Poloz Holds Rates, Sees More Room For Growth and Rising Inflation

Dominion Lending's Chief Economist, Dr. Sherry Cooper, publishes market updates when warranted. Here is her update from April 18, 2018. Poloz Holds Rates, Sees More Room For Growth and Rising Inflation The Canadian dollar fell sharply immediately after the release of...

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The Flexible Down Payment Program

This is a good article written by my colleague, Angela Calla. The Flexible Down Payment Program One of the toughest challenges for homebuyers is being able to save money at the rate of property price increases. We know many high-income renters would...

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A Brief History of Mortgage Changes

Here is a good article written by my colleague, Geoff Lee. A Brief History of Mortgage Changes The mortgage industry seems to be ever-changing. What was applicable one day seems to no longer apply to the next and at times, it...

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