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Category: Miscellaneous (7 posts)

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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Mortgage choice - monoline lenders

Mortgage choice - monoline lenders

January 8, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Mortgage choice - monoline lenders   Finding a perfect mortgage that fits your life is like finding the perfect home. It’s an important decision that requires a lot of shopping around. Th ...

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Mission (Almost) Impossible - Close a mortgage in 4 days?

Mission (Almost) Impossible - Close a mortgage in 4 days?

November 11, 2014 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Wow! from deal submission to closing in 4 days - some emergency deals can close this fast.   Recently I had the opportunity to solve a big problem for a client. They were desperate to close on ...

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When I explained the solution, she did not believe me.

When I explained the solution, she did not believe me.

October 21, 2014 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

When I explained the solution, she did not believe me. Since the bank had turned her down, her problems seemed insurmountable. The moment she understood what was possible, I could see the emotion star ...

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Automatically signing renewal could cost you thousands of Dollars

Automatically signing renewal could cost you thousands of Dollars

April 14, 2014 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Don’t renew your mortgage with your eyes closedWhen your mortgage comes up for renewal, your lender will send you a letter suggesting you renew at their current offer. If you do, you’ll be ...

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Downpayment for first time buyers - use your RRSP?

Downpayment for first time buyers - use your RRSP?

February 26, 2014 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

First-time homebuyers can tap their RRSPs to help with a home purchaseThinking about buying your first home? Wish you had saved up a good down payment? Maybe you have, but didn’t know it. Design ...

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Mortgage for Self-employed, Don't stop when your bank says no.

Mortgage for Self-employed, Don't stop when your bank says no.

October 8, 2013 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

While freelancers, contractors, entrepreneurs and small business owners are considered an excellent and reliable customer group, it’s not always easy for someone who is self-employed to get mort ...

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