Articles About Mortgages

Reverse Mortgages: A Post-Retirement Option to Access Your Wealth

Reverse mortgages are becoming a more popular option for older Canadians looking to preserve their purchasing power or bulk up their retirement savings in a red-hot Canadian real estate market — without leaving their home.

Buying a Home in 2022: Financial Information You Need to Know

Read on to learn more about buying a home in 2022 and what to expect. Canada is a great place to live and with a lot of diversity, you can find the perfect home that meets the needs you have. A home in Canada awaits you.

Building a Better Future: Financing That New Home Build

Many Canadians are looking to build a home of their dreams; however, they’d like. This is a new build that is completely different from purchasing an existing home that is already built. If you want to build a completely new home, then you need a specific type of loan in order to build it. Read on to find the information we’ve gathered on new construction loans and being able to build the home of your dreams.

First Time Home Owners Guide 2021

Congratulations, becoming a homeowner, whether you want to buy a house, a condo, or a townhouse, is possibly one of the most significant decisions you will ever make, and I fully understand that even though you are feeling excited, you are probably also feeling a tad scared too. So I hope this guide will help you throughout the whole process from start to completion!

How do real estate commissions work in Canada?

Real estate commissions are paid to real estate agents who are responsible for listing the property or representing the buyer in the transaction. Depending on how a transaction is executed, the commission may be split between the seller and buyer.

Canadian Mortgage Rate Trends for 2021

In this article, you will find key information about current mortgage rate trends in Canada. The Bank of Canada (BoC) target rate, which is linked to variable mortgage rates, is at its lowest right now, so don’t expect any further drops! BOC has made a commitment to keep key rates low until the economy begins to recover. Many forecasters are predicting economic recovery will not gain pace until 2022 / 2023.

Breezeful Review

Each year across Canada over half a million homes are purchased and many of these purchasers will require a mortgage in order to finance these homes. That’s where Breezeful comes in. Breezeful is an online mortgage broker that works throughout Canada and the United States and helps to match up clients with potential lenders.

Tangerine Review

Tangerine is an online bank that has been serving Canadians since 1997, first as ING Direct and then switching to Tangerine in 2013. As with any Canadian bank, they offer a wide range of different financial services, the only difference being that they operate completely online and do not have any brick and mortar stores.

EQ Bank – A Digital Banking Experience

Banking shouldn’t be stressful. At EQ Bank, you can save more of your money. EQ Bank provides Canadians with a digital banking experience. Earn up to 30 times more interest than with a traditional bank.

Difference between prime mortgage lenders and private lenders

When buying a new home or commercial real estate property, individuals and businesses use mortgage loans instead of making a single upfront payment. When taking a mortgage loan, borrowers can choose between a mortgage lender and a private lender. A mortgage lender can either be a prime mortgage lender or a subprime mortgage lender, depending on the borrower’s credit score.