Keeping Seasonality In Mind When Selling Your Home

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You may be looking to sell your home, but not sure if this is the right time? Well now may be the time. But don’t let me or your friends dictate when its the right time to sell your. Instead talk to your Real Estate agent. Now may be the prime time to sell your […]

6 Reasons Why Some Canadian Mortgage Payers Are Thriving

As competition rises for mortgage business, the role of the mortgage broker in Canada has grown and transformed. With changes in mortgage rules it is no longer about just offering Canadians access to great mortgage products and the lowest rates. As a Calgary mortgage broker I’ve had to adapt my knowledge and skillset to be […]

4 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

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I don’t know where you are, but the housing market in Canada is red hot. Most would agree that its even inflated, but never the less its a hot buyers and sellers market. While in United States, home prices are recovering from the financial crisis, here in Canada they’ve enjoyed a much welcomed growth. Just […]

One Out of Ten Canadians No Longer Qualifies for a Mortgage

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Each year, the Canadian Accredited Association of Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) releases a report on the state of the Canadian mortgage market. A startling number from the CAAMP report reveals that nearly one out of ten Canadians no longer qualify for a mortgage due to the new mortgage rules employed earlier this year. Buyers with less […]

Are Canadian Homeowners Overconfident?

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The following article is written by Brennan Valenzuela for RateHub.ca, a website dedicated to mortgage rate comparison and education. Are Canadian homeowners overconfident? According to a recent BMO report revealed that nearly half of current Canadians homeowners (46 per cent) intend to buy a home in the next five years, signalling a high-level of national […]