Home Buying Process

Home Buying Process

Congratulations! Purchasing a home or even thinking about buying a home is an exciting adventure. You will be joining the ranks of hundreds of families who have realized that home ownership offers a number of benefits. The benefits include building equity, saving for the future and establishing a home your family can call their own. Your […]

CMHC Increasing Mortgage Premiums

Mortgage Premium Increases

For the third time in three years, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will be raising its default insurance premiums. Effective March 17, 2017 premiums are increasing anywhere from 11 percent on a minimal down payment mortgage to as much as 225 percent on lower loan to value mortgages. The announcement was released on January […]

Hire a Buyer’s Agent to Buy a Home

Buyer's Agent

Buying a home can be the single biggest financial transaction some people will make. It’s exciting and fulfilling, but it can also be overwhelming at times. Hiring professionals to make the home buying journey go as smoothly as possible is a smart idea. You do not buy a home every day, so why not rely […]

Homeowners New Year’s Resolutions

Mortgage Tips

As we take in a new year we think about ways to improve in 2017. Here are some simple New Year’s resolution tips for a homeowner. Whether your goal is to lower interest costs, pay off your mortgage sooner or prepare for higher rates at renewal time, any bit will help you financially. It is […]