Author: Jonathan Barlow

9 Nov 2017

Advice and options mean you’re in control

Posted by: Jonathan Barlow

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Today, you and your spouse go looking for a new home. You’re excited because after years of scrimping and saving, you can finally afford your own place. You’ve engaged a realtor and he’s called you to say that he’s found your new home. You visit the property and while its not perfect, your realtor insists Read More

30 Oct 2017

5 Simple Steps to Owning Your Own Home

Posted by: Jonathan Barlow

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Often, the route to owning your own home can seem like a trip to the moon and back. Really though, it comes down to five key steps: 1 – Manage your credit wisely. If there is one thing that will gum up the purchase of that perfect home, it’s an unwise purchase or extra credit Read More

6 Oct 2017

Time to lock in your rate? Make sure you have an exit strategy

Posted by: Jonathan Barlow

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Like many of you, I received a call last week, from my mortgage provider, asking whether I wanted to “lock in” a new five-year fixed rate. The rate was a special offer and would only last for the week, so I would need to make a decision quickly, with little time to think about the Read More

21 Sep 2017

Avoiding “Sticker Shock” When It Comes to Mortgage Renewal

Posted by: Jonathan Barlow

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Imagine that, a few years from now, the time has come to renew your mortgage. Several years back, you got a $350,000 at the then great rate of 2.24%. Your mortgage payments are $1522 per month. Because we are now in what the financial brainboxes call “ an escalating rate environment “ – normal people Read More

7 Jun 2017

27 Jul 2016

Wondering If You Can Save a Bit By Buying a Foreclosure?

Posted by: Jonathan Barlow

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Chances are, you’ve seen real estate listings that end with terms like, “as-is, where-is” or “court ordered sale” or even “offers subject to court approval” and wondered if the listing prices were real. Or even wondered if you should be looking at foreclosed properties in order to make or save a buck. My advice to Read More

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