How to buy a home when you’re new to Canada
Broker vs. Bank / Credit / Documents / Downpayment / First Time Home Buyer / Insurance / Lenders / New to Canada / Purchase / Qualifying / Rules

How to buy a home when you’re new to Canada

With Canada Day around the corner, it has me thinking about those borrowers who are new to this great country. If you’re new to Canada, one of your first priorities will likely be to find a place to live. If you’re uncertain about which city you want to reside in, renting may be a good … Continue reading

Moving? Here’s how to rent out your existing home
Downpayment / Insurance / Purchase / Qualifying / Rates & Terms / Refinance / Rental Properties / Variable Interest Rates

Moving? Here’s how to rent out your existing home

  Are you ready to move into a new home but need to decide what to do with your current residence? There are a few options, sell it, or keep it and rent it out? In order to make an informed decision, I believe there are a number of factors to take into consideration and … Continue reading

What’s the difference between new homes and existing ones?
Documents / Downpayment / Lenders / Purchase / Qualifying / Rates & Terms

What’s the difference between new homes and existing ones?

If you’re currently thinking about buying a home and you are unsure whether to buy a pre-existing home or building a new one, keep reading for some of the differences between the two, which will arm you with some useful decision making material. The best way to avoid costly surprises when purchasing a home is … Continue reading

How to break up with your mortgage lender
Credit / Documents / Income / Lenders / Mortgage Renewal / Pre-Payment / Qualifying / Rates & Terms / Refinance / Rules

How to break up with your mortgage lender

For whatever reason you’re thinking of cutting ties with your current lender, whether it be for a refinance or a renewal, there are a few things you should know before you make the decision to move. To help with the preparatory work, I’ve included a few key details that will help you decide if it … Continue reading