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Are you ready for the Spring market?

Are you ready for the Spring market?

February 15, 2018 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

  If you're thinking about buying a property this spring, it's never too early to get your ducks in a row. Even if you've been through the mortgage process several times, your first step should ... [read more]

New Year- Time to Review your Mortgage

New Year- Time to Review your Mortgage

January 17, 2018 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

Happy New Year, 2018 is here! If you're anything like me, you're looking to set some goals to make some real progress this coming year! I can't help you with your goals in the gym, but ... [read more]

Now is the best time to plan your mortgage strategy!

Now is the best time to plan your mortgage strategy!

November 21, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

With all the recent changes by the Canadian government tightening mortgage qualification, whether you are looking to buy your first home, or move into your forever home, you can never be too prepared. ... [read more]

New Mortgage Rules Mean 21% Less Buying Power

New Mortgage Rules Mean 21% Less Buying Power

October 24, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

  The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institution of Canada has just released their new and more restrictive mortgage rules. These rules are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2018.&n ... [read more]

Bank of Canada raises rates again

Bank of Canada raises rates again

September 19, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

The Bank of Canada Raises Rates The Bank of Canada (BoC) recently surprised markets when it raised its overnight lending rate by 0.25%. Another rate hike was expected before the end of ... [read more]

What you need to know about the Equifax hack

What you need to know about the Equifax hack

September 11, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

MONTREAL The Canadian Press Sept 8 2017— Credit monitoring company Equifax says it was hit between mid-May and July by a high-tech heist of sensitive personal information from about 143 mil ... [read more]

Would-Be Buyer ordered to pay $360,000

Would-Be Buyer ordered to pay $360,000

August 18, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

Would-Be Buyer Ordered to Pay $360,000 Recently a would-be buyer in Surrey, BC was ordered by the BC Supreme Court to pay a seller $360,000 for failing to complete on a purc ... [read more]

What does the Bank of Canada rate increase mean for you?

What does the Bank of Canada rate increase mean for you?

July 18, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

Bank Of Canada Raises Interest Rate by 0.25%The Bank of Canada increased the overnight interest rate to 0.75% from 0.50% on Wed. July 12, 2017. It was the first rate increase in 7 years.The BOC will c ... [read more]

Want to pay down your mortgage faster?

Want to pay down your mortgage faster?

June 20, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

3 Steps to Pay Off a 25 Year Mortgage in 16 YearsHere's a strategy that could help you save thousands of dollars in unnecessary interest, and help you pay off your mortgage faster.These are simple ste ... [read more]

Rates Based on My Credit Score?

Rates Based on My Credit Score?

May 1, 2017 | Posted by: Dana Stauber

Risk-Based Pricing & Credit Scores The recent mortgage lending rule changes have created increased complexity in the mortgage marketplace. One of the newer changes is risk-based pricing. Basicall ... [read more]

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