Category Archives: Mortgages

choosing the right mortgage provider

How To Choose The Right Mortgage Provider

Picture this: you’ve been house hunting for months when you come across ‘the one.’ You make an offer on your dream home and it’s accepted. Congratulations, you’re almost a homeowner! But what about choosing the right mortgage provider? After all… Read More

Sean Cooper

June 28, 2018

Mortgages
common home-buying mistakes

5 Common Mistakes Made by First-Time Home Buyers And How to Avoid Them

Buying a home the first time can be intimidating. I know this firsthand. When I was 27 years old, I bought a home in Canada’s second priciest real estate market, Toronto. Buying a home involved a lot of moving parts.… Read More

Sean Cooper

May 11, 2018

Blog,Mortgages
big bank or mortgage broker

Big Bank Or Mortgage Broker: The Ultimate Guide To Choosing A Mortgage

You’ve found the perfect home. Now all you need to do is find that perfect mortgage! This leads us to the classic conundrum for many Canadians looking to buy a home: should you choose a big bank or mortgage broker?… Read More

Rachel Surman

March 29, 2018

Blog,Mortgages
Qualifying for a mortgage

The Ultimate Guide To Qualifying For A Mortgage In 2018

The new mortgage rules are the talk of Canada at the moment! If you’ve been following the news, you’ll know that qualifying for a mortgage in 2018 is much harder than it was last year.  If the words “stress test”… Read More

Rachel Surman

March 1, 2018

Blog,Mortgages
creative home

5 Creative Ways To Get Into The Housing Market

Has the high cost of real estate got you down? If you’re looking to buy in a big city like Calgary, Toronto or Vancouver, even buying on a shoestring five percent down payment budget can be challenging. (The new mortgage… Read More

Sean Cooper

February 27, 2018

Blog,Mortgages

What Does My Credit Score Need To Be To Get A Mortgage In Canada?

Buying a home is one of the most important (and expensive) decisions that you’ll ever make in your life. If you’ve decided to take the leap into homeownership, congratulations! Depending on where you live, it may be a tough process,… Read More

Barry Choi

December 14, 2017

Mortgages
true north mortgage review

True North Mortgage Review

True North Mortgage Review Guest Written by: Janine Rogan Home ownership seems to be the ticket into adulthood. Boomers and Generation X swear by the real estate market and want their children the millennials to get in as soon as… Read More

Robert Palumbo

April 17, 2017

Mortgages
burn your mortgage

Burn Your Mortgage: 4 Simple Ways to Control Your Credit Card Spending

Guest written by: Sean Cooper A little over a year ago I achieved the ultimate dream of financial freedom when I paid off my 30-year mortgage in just 3 years – and I did this by the ripe old age of… Read More

Robert Palumbo

March 8, 2017

Mortgages