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Over 55? How a reverse mortgage can work for you.

Over 55? How a reverse mortgage can work for you.

October 26, 2018 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Five brilliant ways to work a reverse mortgage It’s true: a reverse mortgage - one of the best financial tools available to Canadians over 55 - can greatly assist cash-strapped seniors who need ... [read more]

New Mortgage Rules - Jan 1, 2018

New Mortgage Rules - Jan 1, 2018

October 18, 2017 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Purchase or refinance now before rules change in January If you’re looking to buy and will have more than 20 percent down, or if you are considering refinancing, then you might want to do so be ... [read more]

Why are mortgage rates now more complicated ?

Why are mortgage rates now more complicated ?

March 2, 2017 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

This Is Why Mortgage Rates Are Suddenly Way More Complicated If you’ve been shopping for a mortgage lately, you’ll have figured out that rates can be all over the map. That’s becaus ... [read more]

Mortgage Planning in 2017

Mortgage Planning in 2017

December 27, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Getting control of your biggest asset ( for most of us ).   Canadians are definitely talking about the housing market – what do the new mortgage rules mean, is this the right time to buy, ... [read more]

MORTGAGE Changes MAY affect you - Find out why.

MORTGAGE Changes MAY affect you - Find out why.

October 5, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

  ***If you are considering or in the process of buying real estate, consult a mortgage broker immediately *** you need an expert to guide you during this transition or your home buying plans c ... [read more]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update

Calgary Real Estate Market Update

August 15, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

In order to be a top mortgage broker in Calgary and completely satisfy clients, it is very important that your broker is aware of the current real estate market both locally and nationally. Jay Meakin ... [read more]

3 Things To Remember When You Meet With A Mortgage Broker

3 Things To Remember When You Meet With A Mortgage Broker

August 15, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Being a mortgage broker in Calgary Jay Meakin often has clients coming to him with many questions about their mortgage. Obtaining a mortgage is an important process and could mean that you are experi ... [read more]

How tenants can pay your mortgage...

How tenants can pay your mortgage...

June 2, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

How tenants can pay your mortgage PAUL BRENT The Globe and Mail, May 25, 2016 This year, twentysomethings Sarah Aradi and her husband moved into a basement apartment in a house in Chilliwack, B.C., ... [read more]

Don’t get a bad grade on your ‘adult report card’

Don’t get a bad grade on your ‘adult report card’

May 30, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

*** Good grades can get you into the post-secondary school of your choice. A good credit score can get you into a mortgage of your choice. Checking your credit is easy, just call me at 403-861-7399&nb ... [read more]

It's tax filing time, don't leave money on the table.

It's tax filing time, don't leave money on the table.

February 19, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

  $750 for 2015 first-time buyers. Don’t leave money on the table if you bought your first home last year! You may be able to take advantage of the Home Buyers Tax Credit (HBTC) when you ... [read more]

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Calgary, Mortgage Associate
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