Mortgage

January 16, 2019

The 30 Year Stress Reliever

The number one question to ask about your next mortgage is not whether you got the lowest possible interest rate, or how fast you ’ll pay it off. Instead, ask yourself this: How much stress will your mortgage cause you […]
December 10, 2018

Durham Region Real Estate Still Selling Slowly

Do you have questions about the real estate market? The big picture numbers tell you what is happening in the region. Statistics can vary neighbourhood by neighbourhood. Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Tina Sorichetti reported a continuation of modest […]
November 15, 2018

Pre-payment Privileges Help You Keep More Of Your Money

My friend, Katherine Martin, helps us understand how we can win at the mortgage game: One feature of a mortgage is accelerated payments or pre-payment privileges. Before we get into all the great things that can come from accelerated payments, […]
August 17, 2018

Insured, Insurable & Uninsurable Mortgages

Are you looking at mortgage options before you buy your first or next home? From mortgage broker, Katherine Martin comes help. Before I explain the difference between insured, insurable and uninsurable mortgages it’s important to know how these mortgages came […]
June 14, 2016

Rehab or Rent Out? Real Estate Investment Tips for Beginners

With mortgage rates still hovering near historic lows, more people are turning to real estate investments as a way to build and preserve wealth. Whether you start fixing and flipping properties or buying and renting them out for monthly cash […]
May 25, 2016

Why You Need a Lawyer When You Buy or Sell a House

Buying a home will probably be the largest and most significant purchase you will make in your life. It also involves the law of real property, which is unique and raises special issues of practice, and problems not present in […]
May 18, 2016

Get Your Credit Score in Shape Before Buying a Home

How strong is your credit? Cleaning up your credit is essential before you make any major financial moves. Having a bad score can hurt your chances of being able to open a credit card, apply for a loan, purchase a […]
May 11, 2016

How to Buy a Home: 7 Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Insiders

No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared […]
April 29, 2016

10 Questions To Ask About The Cost Of Buying Your First Home

There is a lot of information about buying a home. We have drilled it down to essential information that you need to know when buying your first or next home: 1. What will the Down Payment be? A down payment […]