Mortgage changes – decoded!

General Trish Pigott 26 Jan

Change at first can seem scary, especially when it is unknown or not explained properly.  We wanted to make sure our clients have a better understanding of who the changes that took place on January 1, 2018 affect.  This article we have have linked into this post really breaks it down – it explains who the changes affect and why these changes were implemented.

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Bank of Canada Update – January 17, 2018

General Trish Pigott 18 Jan

The Bank of Canada has gone ahead and announced that they are increasing their prime rate another 1/4 percent, this is particularly important for variable rate mortgage holders.

If you have any questions or concerns around this increase, please contact us at the office 604.552.6190.

Spousal Buyout (divorce or separation)

General Trish Pigott 12 Jan

If you or maybe someone you know happen to be going through, or considering a divorce or separation, you might not be aware that there are mortgage products designed to allow you to refinance your property in order to buyout your ex-spouse.

We highly recommend reading this article about spousal buyouts.  The article may answer some of your questions!

If you have any other questions or are considering a spousal buyout, please do not hesitate to contact us at the office.  We would love to walk you through the proper steps. 604.552.6190.

Down payments & how much should you be putting down?

General Trish Pigott 4 Jan

When it comes to buying a home, there are many things to consider, many things that will affect your monthly payment or maybe whether or not you will be paying an insurance premium.

Dominion Lending Centres put out a great article that touches on different down payment amounts – This article is a must read.