Market Updates / Purchase / Qualifying

What’s happening with Canadian housing?

Statistics Canada has released the results from their most recent National Housing Survey and I want to comment on what I see as being highlights of the publication. I’ve included a few national and local stats for varieties sake and while it’s interesting to compare yourself to everyone else, don’t forget to get a personalized … Continue reading

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Splitting up or Divorce?

What happens with the mortgage? If you have financed a home with a sibling, partner or spouse, common law or married and have decided to part ways, read on.  Based on my experience, the most stressful issue in a relationship breakdown is what to do about the jointly owned home and mortgage. Over the years … Continue reading

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Does your mortgage need a check-up?

Rates are on the rise, more mortgage rule changes may be coming and home sales have slowed down. There are multiple reasons which may warrant an audit of your existing mortgage details. Take the quiz below to determine if you need to consult a mortgage professional about a mortgage check-up. 1.     Is your … Continue reading