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Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC

Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC

If you own a home – or if you have a mortgage on a home and owe less money on the house than it is worth – there are a couple ways you can turn that mortgage into money. One way is with a home-equity loan. The second is with… Read More


How to Read an Iffy Property Investment Market

How to Read an Iffy Property Investment Market

In the current economic climate, you don’t need to be a meteorologist to know when there’s heavy weather around. You do need to know how to benefit from it. The truth is that the property investment market is locked in to the credit market. In a good credit market, properties… Read More


Introducing the "Rent to Own" Home Ownership Program

Introducing the "Rent to Own" Home Ownership Program

Loans Canada’s new Rent-to-Own program is for those who are tired of paying rent and making their landlords rich. If you have a homeowner mindset and you are looking to build equity, use a smaller down payment, and build or even re-build your… Read More


How To Apply For A Mortgage If You Have Bad Credit

How To Apply For A Mortgage If You Have Bad Credit

Do you need a mortgage? Are you worried that you will get denied because of your less than stellar credit score? Well, here’s how to get around that: Fact: It is possible to get a mortgage without a good credit score. You can even get your mortgage application approved after… Read More


Benefits Of Mortgage Life & Mortgage Disability Insurance

Benefits Of Mortgage Life & Mortgage Disability Insurance

When a person takes the major step of purchasing a home, there are many decisions to make. Two important decisions buyers must make involve mortgage life insurance and mortgage disability insurance. Both forms of coverage are offered as… Read More


Renovating To Increase Returns

Renovating To Increase Returns

Sometimes just a few slight changes can make all the difference, so consider whether or not a renovation or two could help increase your rate of returns. Even if you already have an awesome place, there are probably some things that you could include – and you will be able… Read More


Steps to guide you when you refinance your rental property mortgage

Steps to guide you when you refinance your rental property mortgage

A rental property ensures a steady flow of cash to the owner or the real estate investor. However, you may want to opt for a mortgage refinance on your rental property, to take advantage of the low rates in the market. You can also refinance to change from an adjustable… Read More


4 Most Common Mortgage Questions Answered

4 Most Common Mortgage Questions Answered

When it comes to something as important as taking out a mortgage, you want to make sure you are making the best decision for your situation. If you are confused, here are 4 of the most common mortgage questions answered to help you understand. Q: How much money should I… Read More



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