Jeff Parsons - Blog - Dominion Lending Centres Mortgage Shop http://jeffparsons.ca Personal blog page discussing trends, news, and more about the mortgage industry! en Copyright (C) 2013 jeffparsons.ca How To Properly Calculate Your Mortgage http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=19293 Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:23:26 -0700 Banks & Credit Unions vs Monoline Lenders http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=19269 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 18:14:58 -0700 Reading This Could Save You Thousands of Dollars!! (AKA How to renew your mortgage in 5 easy steps) http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=19016 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:16:43 -0800 3 Steps to Keep Your Credit In Check http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18949 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:33:39 -0800 What Does It Actually Mean To Co-sign For a Mortgage? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18929 Sun, 05 Feb 2017 17:55:37 -0800 A Conversation About Mortgage Pre-approvals http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18858 Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:06:56 -0800 Upgrading Your Home: Refinance Plus Improvements Mortgage Option http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18846 Fri, 27 Jan 2017 19:13:08 -0800 How a DLC Mortgage Broker Can REALLY Help You! http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18826 Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:22:34 -0800 5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Shopping For a Mortgage http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18616 Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:28:35 -0800 How Your Credit Score Affects Your Purchase Price http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18592 Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:43:17 -0800 New Credit Reporting and What It Says About You http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18542 Tue, 03 Jan 2017 10:46:12 -0800 6 Tips on How to Repair, Increase and Maintain Your Credit http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18511 Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:55:35 -0800 Top Five Home Renovations That Increase Property Value http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18448 Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:34:52 -0800 Top 5 Questions To Ask Your Mortgage Lender Before Signing On the Dotted Line http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18435 Fri, 16 Dec 2016 08:00:51 -0800 3 Steps to Keep Your Credit In Check http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=18067 Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:29:38 -0800 5 Reasons a Mortgage Broker is Your Best Choice http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=17734 Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:49:41 -0700 What Is Mortgage Default Insurance? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=17022 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:25:58 -0700 This vs That 4 Improve or Move http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=17021 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:58:02 -0700 Your First Mortgage Renewal http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16791 Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:09:09 -0700 Divorce and What Can Happen With the Mortgage http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16739 Sat, 18 Jun 2016 04:23:56 -0700 Accelerated Bi-Weekly vs. Bi-Weekly Payments http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16691 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 19:15:26 -0700 6 Tips on How to Repair, Increase and Maintain Your Credit http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16654 Wed, 08 Jun 2016 17:42:45 -0700 Stop It!!! http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16468 Mon, 23 May 2016 04:08:49 -0700 Use Of RRSPs For the Down Payment On a Property http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16467 Mon, 23 May 2016 03:48:22 -0700 Increasing Home Values Allow for Refinance Potential http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16451 Fri, 20 May 2016 03:49:29 -0700 Why a Big Down Payment is Better http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16409 Mon, 16 May 2016 08:40:49 -0700 Building a New Home? Completion vs. Draw Mortgages http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16341 Tue, 10 May 2016 18:37:32 -0700 Home Renovations: Reality vs. Television http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16282 Wed, 04 May 2016 03:28:35 -0700 Difference Between Fixed and Variable Rates http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16265 Tue, 03 May 2016 03:02:38 -0700 Renovating May Make More Sense Than Buying http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16218 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:26:54 -0700 The Amortization Effect http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16130 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:00:03 -0700 Private Mortgages Can Improve Your Financial Well-Being! http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16116 Fri, 15 Apr 2016 18:29:54 -0700 Top 10 Things to Consider Before Your Mortgage Matures http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=16078 Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:04:10 -0700 Do You Know About the First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15926 Sun, 27 Mar 2016 17:15:53 -0700 New Credit Reporting and What It Says About You http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15879 Tue, 22 Mar 2016 03:18:54 -0700 Top 5 Questions To Ask Your Mortgage Lender Before Signing On the Dotted Line http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15850 Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:15:32 -0700 How To Maximize Your Cash Flow While Increasing Your Net Worth By Having a Mortgage Plan http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15849 Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:44:23 -0700 New to Canada and Establishing Credit http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15773 Thu, 10 Mar 2016 18:46:44 -0800 The Power of Prepayment Options http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15743 Tue, 08 Mar 2016 19:05:57 -0800 Single Ladies Buying Homes http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15723 Tue, 08 Mar 2016 03:27:54 -0800 How to Choose the Right Mortgage Term http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15686 Fri, 04 Mar 2016 19:49:05 -0800 Buying vs Renting http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15616 Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:20:30 -0800 Divorce and Your Home http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15609 Mon, 29 Feb 2016 02:59:03 -0800 5 Steps To Obtaining the RIGHT Mortgage http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15480 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:16:09 -0800 Top 8 Benefits of Using a Mortgage Broker http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15429 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:40:53 -0800 All Things Credit Report http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15408 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 03:17:28 -0800 Dream Big But Spend Less? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15357 Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:54:33 -0800 How Do Mortgage Brokers Help? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15343 Sat, 30 Jan 2016 03:35:28 -0800 Title Insurance Can Be Your Best Friend When Purchasing Real Estate http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15330 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 03:46:28 -0800 How to Successfully Kill Your Financing Approval http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15321 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:59:36 -0800 Top 5 Questions To Ask Your Mortgage Lender Before Signing On the Dotted Line http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15286 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:04:58 -0800 6 Tips on How to Repair, Increase and Maintain Your Credit http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15266 Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:13:15 -0800 Financial Check-Up http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15206 Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:07:01 -0800 Do You Know About the First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15031 Fri, 18 Dec 2015 09:07:40 -0800 Co-Signor or Guarantor For a Mortgage? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15021 Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:28:43 -0800 This vs That – Volume 3 http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=15008 Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:37:36 -0800 Are Canadians Saving Enough For Retirement? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14959 Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:44:10 -0800 A Broker’s Life – What You Think I Do and What I Really Do! http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14908 Fri, 04 Dec 2015 19:58:06 -0800 Tips On Getting Ready To Be a First Time Home Buyer http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14790 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:09:11 -0800 That Oh So Important Financing Condition http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14688 Mon, 16 Nov 2015 19:21:36 -0800 Rate Hold vs Pre-Approval – A Common Misconception http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14622 Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:54:15 -0800 What is a credit report and why is it necessary? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14610 Sun, 08 Nov 2015 18:02:29 -0800 Federal RRSP First-time Home Buyers’ Program http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14551 Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:16:57 -0800 The Difference between a Rate-Hold and a Pre-Approved Mortgage Certificate http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14286 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:13:04 -0700 It’s NOT All About the Rate http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14256 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:14:17 -0700 Know Your 5 C’s of Mortgage Lending http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14186 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 20:15:07 -0700 Is a CHIP Mortgage Right For You? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14161 Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19:20:17 -0700 Verifying Your Down Payment – What You Need To Know http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14044 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 19:22:01 -0700 How To Pay Off Debt Faster – 25 Secret Tips Your Banker Doesn’t Want You To Know http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=14006 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:09:13 -0700 Rent To Own – 6 Reasons You Need To Read This http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13999 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:47:51 -0700 The Self-Employed Dilemma http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13986 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:00:35 -0700 Building a New Home? Completion vs. Draw Mortgages http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13980 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:31:12 -0700 A Reverse Mortgage – What is it and is it right for you? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13969 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:05:38 -0700 What is a "Gifted" Down-Payment? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13957 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:47:15 -0700 Purchase Plus Improvements http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13953 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:59:14 -0700 The 10 Dont's of Mortgage Closing http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13952 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:40:38 -0700 That "Discounted Rate" May Not Be So Discounted, After All! http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13950 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:49:02 -0700 An Interesting Move Regarding Rental Property Financing http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13894 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:42:48 -0700 Who Does Your Banker Work For? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13861 Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:51:01 -0700 A Pre-Approval is not Really a Pre-Approval http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=13801 Mon, 10 Aug 2015 06:58:55 -0700 CMHC to Increase Mortgage Insurance Premiums http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=10676 Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:13:36 -0700 How Lower Rates are Making Variable Mortgages More Tempting http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=10675 Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:08:12 -0700 How to Clean up Errors on your Credit Record http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=8914 Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:01:43 -0800 5 Steps to Staying out of Debt! http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=8849 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:18:28 -0800 http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=8687 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:38:09 -0800 Interest rates to rise before end of 2014 http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=8260 Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:14:45 -0700 Fixed or Variable? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=8207 Thu, 25 Oct 2012 07:37:33 -0700 Life Insurance ... you may not have the opportunity to put it off until tomorrow. http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=8206 Thu, 25 Oct 2012 07:22:56 -0700 Why Use a Mortgage Professional? http://jeffparsons.ca/blog_post?id=8173 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 18:23:25 -0700