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  • December 12, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Get off on the right foot in your home buying journey

If you are a first-time homebuyer, professional mortgage advice can get you off on the right foot in your home buying journey. We specialize in the kind of education that can help get new homebuyers

  • November 28, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Be sure to take the prepayment penalty into consideration.

It’s impossible to plan on many of the things that will happen in our lives, like a job loss, illness, divorce, a personal matter, or even finding a better mortgage rate. There are many reason

  • November 21, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Mortgage Brokers Work with Self-employed Canadians Everyday

  While freelancers, contractors, entrepreneurs and small business owners are considered an excellent and reliable customer group, it’s not always easy for someone who is self-employed to

  • November 21, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

GETTING THAT DOWNPAYMENT: It might be easier than you think!

  For many first-time homebuyers, saving the 5 per cent downpayment is one of the big obstacles to homeownership, especially if you're paying rent, paying down student loans, and trying to live

  • October 24, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Home Appraisals 101

When you get a new mortgage, an appraisal of the Subject Property is often required by your lender. An appraisal is an unbiased determination by an accredited appraiser of the estimate of the curren

  • September 26, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Buying a fixer-upper?

Buying a fixer-upper? Protect yourself from “sink or swim” renovations! So you’re one of those buyers who absolutely loves older homes: the character, the unique architecture,&nbs

  • September 12, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Get the best mortgage rate: Five Tips to financial fitness

When the time is right for you to buy a home, make sure you are financially fit and eligible for the best possible mortgage rates. Here are our top five tips to boost your 'financial fitness': 

  • August 16, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Three reasons buying a home is possible…with bad credit

Let’s begin by saying that neither you nor a lender wants to get you into a home you can’t afford. That’s not a future you want. But sometimes, a difficult past is standing in the

  • July 11, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

The lowdown on the First-Time Buyer Incentive

The first-time buyer incentive, launched on September 2nd of last year, is a shared equity program designed to reduce mortgage payments for qualifying first-time buyers who have the minimum 5% dow

  • July 11, 2019
  • Posted by Shannon Mayhew

Getting your home in 5 easy steps

     1. Meet with your Mortgage BrokerThis important first step is where I get to know you, not just your plans for your new home, but also your goals for the future. I can also offer

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