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Secrets for building your credit

2017-08-15 | 17:44:00

Over the years, I have come across all sorts of people who have had no idea what their credit score is. Some of them have declared to me that they have great credit only to find that they had poor credit scores or a number of late payments. I have...

The Role of a Mortgage Broker

2017-08-14 | 11:30:57

Buying a home is a big step – a big, very exciting, potentially stressful step! How can you take the hassle out of the equation and keep your buying experience super positive? Easy… Surround yourself with a team of experienced...

Reverse Mortgages – Maybe not as evil as you thought

2017-07-26 | 07:27:59

The best part of writing about mortgages is that I get the chance to educate people about a topic which I find endlessly interesting. Reverse mortgages are certainly a topic which deserves some consideration. Everyone seems to be quite polarized over...

5 reasons the bank may turn you down for a mortgage

2017-07-24 | 18:43:00

Mortgage rules have become stricter over the past few years. Assuming you have a down payment, good credit and a good job, what could prevent you from obtaining financing for a home purchase?Below are five less obvious reasons a bank may turn you...

Banks & Credit Unions vs Monoline Lenders

2017-07-21 | 09:35:09

We are all familiar with the banks and local credit unions, but what are monoline lenders and why are they in the market?Mono, meaning alone, single or one, these lenders simply provide a single yet refined service: to fulfill mortgage financing as...

5 ways to boost your financial fitness

2017-07-05 | 11:28:12

Thinking about buying your first home?The race to home ownership is more like a marathon than a sprint: diligent planning, pacing and strategy are the keys to success. Are you ready to approach the starting line? Here are five ways to shape up and...