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The most typical question a mortgage broker is asked is “How much am I qualified for?”. This question is becoming increasingly difficult to answer without an in depth look at your financial picture. The government stress test and increasing interest rates often means your limits today are different tomorrow. Since this question is asked so […] Read More...

How can you protect your house from being taken by fraud?

The purchase of a property is a huge occasion for every home buyer and is, unfortunately, very stressful. It is important that the transaction closes smoothly, however equally important is to ensure that you do not fall victim to fraud. Recently real-estate fraud has been increasing rapidly, especially in regards to illegal activities in the […] Read More...

Why the “Best” Rate is not always the “Lowest” Rate

It is easy to confuse the “best” rate for “lowest” rate in the current mortgage climate in Canada. To do this though, would be a huge mistake. As experts who know the importance of providing our clients with the information they need to make confident, educated decisions about their finances, we can’t stress this enough. […] Read More...

Why you should check your credit score

Your credit score may be the most important number in terms of your financial wellness. However, did you know that the average person isn’t aware of what their current credit score is or how it even works? Let’s be honest, it probably isn’t something that pops into your daily conversations or conscious mind even. If […] Read More...

Top 10 things first-time home buyers need to know

Are you a young house hunter? If so, it’s time to get your finances in real estate. If you are financially ready? Here are 10 key questions: 1) When should you start preparing? Get what you need. It could be a question. If you’re trying to get a little bit more than 12 months in […] Read More...

Critical illness with benefits

Life insurance, as many know and understand, is a must-have product. Not only does it give financial support if a family member passes away, but it also gives peace of mind while everyone is still alive as you know you are covered financially in a tragedy. A lot of people do not realize that the […] Read More...