How much do you know about co-signing for a mortgage?
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How much do you know about co-signing for a mortgage?

  Take the quiz now Co-signing for a mortgage is a big commitment. Whether you are the borrower who needs a co-signer or someone has asked you to co-sign for them in securing a mortgage approval, understanding what is involved is very important. Test your knowledge with our quick quiz;   Do you know what a … Continue reading

Should You Buy Your First Rental Property?
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Should You Buy Your First Rental Property?

  TAKE THE QUIZ NOW Alberta is a hot spot these days, leading the way in real estate and dominating the news as an appealing oasis for foreign investors. We have lots of space, our vacancy rates are low, a new arena is going in and new housing starts are strong. I wouldn’t be surprised if … Continue reading

Picking A Property
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Picking A Property

What’s the difference between the financing for each? You can’t get a mortgage without a property. I am going to discuss the mortgage financing for two different types of property under residential mortgage financing. A single detached home is a solitary freestanding building, also known as a single-family dwelling; it is usually occupied by 1 … Continue reading

Getting A Mortgage In 2015
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Getting A Mortgage In 2015

We are halfway into the month of January and the 2015 predictions have come out, so what does the New Year hold for the mortgage market? Let’s take a look at what’s on the radar regarding prices, interest rates and what the lenders are thinking about going forward. Knowing what to expect can be helpful … Continue reading

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Condo vs. House

What’s the difference between the financing for each? You can’t get a mortgage without a property. For residential mortgage financing, we are going to discuss the mortgage financing for 2 different types of property. A single detached home is a solitary freestanding building, also known as a single-family dwelling; it is usually occupied by 1 … Continue reading