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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 ... [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]

The 90-day downpayment boost for first-time homebuyers.

The 90-day downpayment boost for first-time homebuyers.

February 8, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

The 90-day downpayment boost for first-time homebuyers.  If you’re buying your first home now and it’ll be at least 90 days before your move, let’s talk. The Federal Home Buyer ... [read more]

7 Signs you may need a mortgage tune-up.

7 Signs you may need a mortgage tune-up.

February 4, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Seven signs you may need a mortgage tune-up Did you know that just like your car or your home, you mortgage can benefit from a seasonal inspection!  Your car gets taken in for regular servicing ... [read more]

More downpayment for $500k + home purchases.

More downpayment for $500k + home purchases.

December 11, 2015 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Pay attention if you are looking to buy a home in the +$500k price range. New Down Payment Requirements are going into effect February 15, 2015.   Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced today ... [read more]

Show me the money! What you need to know about your downpayment.

Show me the money! What you need to know about your downpayment.

May 25, 2015 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

  You’ve got your downpayment and you’re ready to go. Congratulations! Soon you’ll need to verify that downpayment for your mortgage approval.  It’s required by al ... [read more]

Sleepwalking through your mortgage renewal can cost thousands!!

Sleepwalking through your mortgage renewal can cost thousands!!

November 25, 2014 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Almost half of homeowners sleepwalk through their mortgage renewal Given the large financial commitment of a mortgage, it’s surprising that 44 per cent of Canadian homeowners either just accept ... [read more]

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Calgary, Mortgage Associate
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