Author: Pam Pikkert

21 Jun 2017

Things Mortgage Professionals Wished the Self Employed Knew

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

This is the third part of a series by Pam Pikkert of things the average mortgage professional wished people knew so that they would not be held back by inadvertent missteps. The next installment in the things we wished people knew series is targeted at the self-employed. This intrepid group of risk takers are entrepreneurial Read More

14 Jun 2017

How to Interview a Mortgage Professional

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

This is the second part of a series over the next few weeks of things the average mortgage professional wished people knew so that they would not be held back by inadvertent missteps. There is so much information about everything these days and quite frankly it is overwhelming to say the least. You want to Read More

8 Jun 2017

Things Mortgage Professionals Wished Young Adults Knew

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

So we are going to do a series over the next few weeks of things the average mortgage professional wished people knew so that they would not be held back by inadvertent missteps. This week we will look at young adults just starting out. Let’s outline five things you really need to be aware of Read More

23 May 2017

Mortgage facts to know before you buy this spring

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Buying a home can be a really exciting time, so the last thing we want is for you to be hit by any surprises. Let’s take a look at five things to keep in mind before you write an offer. Get your mortgage in place before you write an offer. Meeting or speaking to an Read More

13 Apr 2017

The Two Types of Mortgage Penalty Calculations

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

We have all heard the horror stories about huge mortgage penalties. Like the time your friend wanted to refinance her home so that she could open a small business only to find out that it was going to cost her a $13,000 penalty to break her mortgage. This should not come as a surprise. It Read More

5 Apr 2017

Your Mortgage is More than a Rate

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

The mortgage process can seem huge and overwhelming. It can be an emotional process because a mortgage is the loan you are taking to buy a home for yourself and your family which makes it infinitely more than just a loan. Or it may represent the loan you are taking to refinance your home to Read More

20 Feb 2017

3 Feb 2017

What Does It Actually Mean To Co-sign For a Mortgage?

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

There seems to be some confusion about what it actually means to co-sign on a mortgage and you know that where there is confusion, your trusted mortgage professional seeks to offer clarity. Let’s take a quick look at why you may be asked to co-sign and what you need to know before, during, and after Read More

19 Jan 2017

4 Steps To a Financially Fit You in 2017!

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Well, you have likely noticed that it is time for resolutions according to the plethora of fitness equipment and organizational plastic bins on sale in every flyer you open. It seems fitting that we take a 4 step approach to positioning yourself for financial fitness in 2017 as well. So first of all, I am going Read More

13 Jan 2017

Now Is the Time To Get Pre-approved For Your Mortgage!

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

So 2016 was an exciting year in the mortgage world! The problem is that we mortgage professionals really hate it when things get exciting in our world. Between the economy and the federally mandated mortgage rule changes and their ensuing fallout, it is now more important than ever to get a solid pre-approval in place. Read More

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