Why you need a mortgage pre-approval

Why You Need a Mortgage Pre-Approval When Interest Rates Rise

The property playing field has changed considerably over the summer months. First we had the Ontario government’s Fair Housing Plan;… Read More »

What is a HELOC

What the Heck is a HELOC? 5 Tips for Borrowers

Let’s say you’ve owned your home for several years, dutifully paying your mortgage each month, and building up equity in… Read More »

Skipping a Mortgage Payment

The Effect of Skipping a Mortgage Payment

When you apply for a mortgage, getting the best mortgage rate is just one thing you need to think about.… Read More »

Bank of Canada Raises Rate to 0.75%

The Hike is Here – Bank of Canada Raises Rate to 0.75%

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has just bucked its seven-year trend, hiking its Overnight Lending Rate by a quarter of… Read More »

Home Capital Reaches Deal

Home Capital Reaches Deal to Settle with the OSC

Home Capital Group announced on Thursday that it has agreements in place to settle with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)… Read More »

U.S. Fed Hikes Interst Rate

U.S. Fed Hikes Interest Rate by Quarter of a Percent – is Canada Next?

Canada’s largest trading partner has hiked interest rates for the third time in six months – could higher borrowing costs… Read More »

Real Estate Prices Drop

How to Protect Your Home’s Equity When Real Estate Prices Drop

Besides the resulting slight increase in property taxes, let’s be honest – homeowners love learning that the house down the… Read More »

Rent or Buy Your Home?

Should You Rent or Buy Your Home? 4 Things to Consider

Sponsored by: Trying to decide whether to make the leap from renter to homeowner? Investing your hard-saved cash in real… Read More »

Home Capital Group

What Mortgage Borrowers Should Know About Home Capital Group

There’s been a lot of recent news about alternative mortgage provider Home Capital Group after the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)… Read More »

types of mortgages

Types of Mortgages: How to Pick the Best One for You

Sponsored by: Being a first-time home buyer can be overwhelming: Not only must you find an option that suites your… Read More »