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Does Size Really Matter?

The January 12 announcement of the acquisition of Mortgage Architects by DLC Group of Companies – which includes The Mortgage Centre – prompts the question, “will this acquisition really make a difference for consumers looking to finance, renew or refinance … Continue reading

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Will Justin Liberally Apply “Real Change” to the Housing Market?

The new Liberal government says, “We will make it easier for Canadians to find an affordable place to call home.” Today, one in four Canadian households is paying more than it can afford for housing, and one in eight cannot find … Continue reading

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Conventional Mortgage versus Collateral Mortgage

Do you know the difference? Many people don’t know the difference between a conventional and a collateral mortgage. Why? Because most of the time the information is buried in the fine print of a detailed agreement. That despite the fact … Continue reading

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Where Do You Fit In?

The Annual State of the Residential Mortgage Market in Canada probes into how Canadians are managing their mortgage debt. Here are a few of the highlights of the fall 2014 survey: The average mortgage interest rate is 3.24%, identical to … Continue reading

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Going, Going, Gone…

On May 30, 2014, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will be discontinuing its “Second Home” and “Self-Employed Without 3rd Party Income Validation” mortgage insurance products. Self-employed Canadians can still qualify for CMHC insured financing through CMHC homeowner products with a … Continue reading

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Five Tools of the Trade for You!

Contemplating the purchase of a home – and making the largest financial decision of your life – is enough to make even the toughest super hero weak in the knees. Fear not! Here are 5 tools of the trade that … Continue reading

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Help for Women Contemplating or Working Through Separation and Divorce

Imagine having access to support, tools, resources and inspiration during an emotionally charged time in your life. XPANSE™ is a 6 week holistic empowerment program designed for women by women that focuses on supporting and guiding women that are contemplating … Continue reading

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