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Mortgage Rates Continue Falling

Mortgage Rates Continue Falling

You might have heard about the new mortgage rules that went into effect July 9th of this year. Their intention was to relax Canada’s increasingly animated mortgage market. Canada’s Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, along with other fiscal policymakers have pushed controls and tighter regulations onto the mortgage… Read More


Bad Credit Loans

Bad Credit Loans

Unfortunately, lots of Canadians have problems getting loans due to their poor credit ratings. There have also been many other economic setbacks all across North America over the last few decades. Those setbacks, of course, can lead to high levels of household debt and bad credit among Canadian… Read More


Changing Online Trends

Changing Online Trends

People are using the internet more and more these days. Whether you’re looking for a Mexican restaurant, a movie theater or a chiropractor, you are likely to go online to find the location closest to you. Many sites can help you find what you’re looking for including Google Places, Yelp… Read More


5 Steps to a Better Credit Score

5 Steps to a Better Credit Score

A lot of us have maxed out our credit cards, however we think it’s time to max out our credit scores instead! This guide will give you the best 5 ways to improve your credit score. 1. Pulling your Credit Score Did you know that there are 2 ways… Read More


Mortgage Loans for Grads

Mortgage Loans for Grads

So you put in years of hard work, you got your degree, you found a great and stable job and now you’re ready to take the next big step in your life: you want to purchase a new home. How do you start? What do you need to do?… Read More


ANNOUNCING CANADA'S ULTIMATE MORTGAGE LEARNING RESOURCE

ANNOUNCING CANADA'S ULTIMATE MORTGAGE LEARNING RESOURCE

Hello Canada! We’re very happy to announce our BRAND NEW Mortgage Learning Center! You will find information that pertains to the following topics: – Using a Mortgage Broker – Down Payment Requirements for a Mortgage – Open vs Closed Mortgages – Variable vs Fixed Mortgages… Read More


Benefits of a 2nd Mortgage

Benefits of a 2nd Mortgage

A second mortgage (a second mortgage loan on your home) is an effective way of getting a large amount of cash using available home equity. You can also leverage your home equity to get cash by obtaining a home equity line of credit or refinancing your current mortgage, but… Read More


A Break Down of the new Mortgage Rules

A Break Down of the new Mortgage Rules

By now we’ve all heard about the new mortgage rules that came into effect recently. They aim to tighten the Canadian mortgage industry and protect its stability. These changes are believed to have a significant effect on the housing market. What exactly changed? The most notable… Read More


New Tools Added

New Tools Added

Hello fellow readers! We are happy to announce that we have added 2 new tools to our website. 1. A very simple loan calculator 2. A Canadian mortgage calculator We hope that these tools can assist our customers in making their loan and mortgage decisions. Click here to… Read More



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