This situation doesn’t happen very often, but it does happen; Home owners find themselves owing more than their home is worth!! First let’s just admit, you can’t always plan for it! If your local real estate market is hot, or mortgage interest rates are low, it can very be tempting Read more…
Choosing between taking a fixed rate or variable rate mortgage option is a decision every mortgage holder must make!
This decision requires multiple factors to be taken into consideration. Below I will outline some of the things a borrower should consider before choosing which type of mortgage term is right for them.(more…)
A home equity lines of credit (HELOC) is an option available to home owners that allows them to leverage the equity they have built up in their homes.
When you apply for this type of loan, you can choose to receive a lump sum of cash to use as you please (Full amount or partial), or borrow the sum over time to use as you please.(more…)
When you obtain a mortgage the lender may suggest that you take out Mortgage Insurance (also known as Creditor Life Insurance). Many people chose not to take it, but they also don’t have Life Insurance, and this is problematic as you should definitely have one or the other! So let me explain what they are so you can make the right decision.(more…)
Private lenders have always had their niche market. Traditionally, those using private lenders were individuals who are purchasing properties that are unique and don’t meet traditional lending guidelines (eg., Tiny home), who have bad credit, can’t prove their income, new to Canada and more.(more…)