Mortgages

mortgage default insurance

What Is the Difference Between Mortgage Default Insurance and Life Insurance?

Sponsored by: Purchasing a home comes with plenty of ongoing financial commitments, from property taxes to seasonal upkeep. Home insurance… Read More »

April Bank of Canada Rate

No Change for April Bank of Canada Rate Despite Stronger Economy

Economic growth has been stronger than expected in Canada and on the global scale, but the Bank of Canada isn’t… Read More »

Port or Transfer your mortgage

How to Port or Transfer Your Mortgage

Sponsored by: Let’s say you’ve recently purchased your dream home, which you intend to live in for the next few… Read More »

Understanding Credit Scores

A Borrower’s Guide to Understanding Credit Scores

By Lee Noble, VP of Business Development, Lendesk Most people like to know what their credit score is, especially when… Read More »

Pay Less On Your Mortgage

5 Must-Know Tips to Pay Less On Your Mortgage

Sponsored by: Rising levels of household debt have been an increasing concern for Canadians; according to Statistics Canada, the household… Read More »

Denied Your Mortgage

4 Reasons You May Be Denied Your Mortgage

Planning to buy a home and apply for a mortgage? A vital first step is to get a pre-approval from… Read More »

co-sign your mortgage

Should You Co-Sign Your Mortgage?

Recent data released by Statistics Canada does not paint a pretty picture regarding this country’s personal debt levels. The federal… Read More »

Fixed vs Variable-Rate Mortgage Rates

Fixed-Rate vs Variable-Rate Mortgages: Which Is Right For You?

Canadian interest rates are hovering near historic lows, making borrowing money more attractive than ever. But prospective homebuyers looking to… Read More »

US Fed Rate Hike

Will the US Fed Rate Hike Mean Higher Canadian Mortgage Rates?

It isn’t just rapidly heating real estate prices barring some buyers from the housing market – a trend of rising… Read More »

Home and Life Insurance

Why Home and Life Insurance are Needed When Buying a Home

The longer you’re in a relationship, the more your finances become intertwined. This is especially true if you decide to… Read More »