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…)
Do you need to use the equity in your home? Are you looking for a convenient way to access cash for home renovations, business investment, or debt consolidation? Then you may be considering a second mortgage. With a second mortgage, you can borrow against the equity in your home without breaking your current mortgage, thus avoiding unwanted penalties!
But how do you know if a second mortgage is the right product for you? (more…)
For many, home ownership is a good step towards building a financial nest egg, but what happens when traditional lenders won’t approve you for a mortgage? Until recently, only about 4-5% percent of mortgages in Canada have been from private lenders, but as stricter rules have come into effect, we are seeing that number starting to rise. (more…)