Mortgage Insights

4 Reasons to Consider Investment Properties

4 reasons to consider Investment Properties Investing in apartment buildings, commercial properties, and single-family homes can have endless benefits, but also come with some risk.  While we hope that the value of our investments is always increasing, that is not always the case.  Real estate investments, like all investments – don’t always pay off.  It… Read More »4 Reasons to Consider Investment Properties

Debunking Mortgage Myths

Debunking Mortgage Myths Getting a mortgage is one of the biggest steps in purchasing a home.  With so many lenders and mortgage plans available, it’s important to understand the process and be aware of your options. There is tons of information out there, and not all of it is true.  As a mortgage broker, it is… Read More »Debunking Mortgage Myths

Mortgage Refinancing

What You Need to Know about Refinancing Your Mortgage

What You Need to Know About Refinancing Your Mortgage More homeowners are considering refinancing their mortgage.  What is mortgage refinancing exactly?  It’s the act of paying out your current mortgage and replacing it with a new one, with different terms and a new rate.   There are many reasons you may want to refinance your mortgage,… Read More »What You Need to Know about Refinancing Your Mortgage

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How To Avoid Mortgage Fraud

How to Avoid Mortgage Fraud Mortgage fraud has been a growing concern in the industry for several years.  Equifax stated that suspected fraudulent mortgage applications have increased by 52% in Canada since 2013.   Rules and guidelines in the mortgage industry have become more complex leading to increased diligence among lenders and brokers.   The mortgage stress… Read More »How To Avoid Mortgage Fraud