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Category: Real Estate Market (8 posts)

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]

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]

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]

New Rules Change Feb 15, 2016. What will the payment be on this home?

New Rules Change Feb 15, 2016. What will the payment be on this home?

January 18, 2016 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

What would the payment be on this home when the new downpayment rules come into effect February 15, 2016? What would it take to buy this house and make it your home? First you’ll need to qual ... [read more]

Fixed VS Variable rate mortgage. Which would you pick?

Fixed VS Variable rate mortgage. Which would you pick?

February 27, 2015 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Fixed or Variable-Rate Mortgage?   “Wow!” look at the mortgage rate those guys are advertising!  Your worries are over, you’re thinking. Just lock in a rate like that for ... [read more]

Should I buy a home and pay it off? Retirement 101

Should I buy a home and pay it off? Retirement 101

January 29, 2014 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Why have real estate as part of your retirement plans? ·      Sage Advice Many people have been given this sage advice by parents, colleagues and friends; “b ... [read more]

Finding the perfect home just got a whole lot easier

Finding the perfect home just got a whole lot easier

April 13, 2013 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

Mortgage Options – Case study #1 What is a Purchase Plus Improvements mortgage?   One of my missions as a mortgage professional is to educate my customer about options and strategies ... [read more]

New Home Prices Up 3.2%

New Home Prices Up 3.2%

March 15, 2013 | Posted by: Jay Meakin

New Home Prices UP Leader-Post; With Canadian Press Files   The main contributor to the advance was the combined metropolitan region of Toronto and Oshawa, where the year-over-year increase in ... [read more]

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