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First Time Home Buyers Incentive Plan

First Time Home Buyers Incentive Plan

March 20, 2019 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Today’s Federal Budget included what amounted to a borrowed downpayment From CMHC and an increase to RRSP withdrawl limit to $35,000.00 The announcement of a new CMHC First-Time Home Buyers ...

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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: Jay Meakin

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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., ...

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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 ...

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