Blog Posts

5 Oct 2017

Go Green & Save!

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

We all do different things to go green in our day to day life: using reusable shopping bags, biking instead of driving, re-using water bottles… you name it. All of the various steps we take to minimize our environmental foot-print give us the satisfaction of knowing we are working towards a greener tomorrow-but how often Read More

4 Oct 2017

Yes, You Can

Posted by: Jeremy Deutsch

Communications Advisor

This story is from the Fall edition of Our House Magazine Moving on up from condo to house, these young homeowners prove age is just a number For Jordan Rothwell and Karissa Roed, the timing to find their forever home couldn’t be more perfect. The couple, who recently moved to Mission, B.C., are expecting their Read More

3 Oct 2017

2 Oct 2017

Don’t assume anything when dealing with mortgage financing

Posted by: Michael Hallett

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

A lot of people get into hot water when they assume that because they’ve qualified for a mortgage in the past, they will qualify for a mortgage in the future. This article has one point to make and it’s this: Don’t assume anything when dealing with mortgage financing! And if that’s all you take away, Read More

29 Sep 2017

Booming Growth In Canada Takes A Breather

Posted by: Dr. Sherry Cooper

Chief Economist, Dominion Lending Centres

Canada’s second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.5 per cent triggered two back-to-back rate hikes by the Bank of Canada. But today, Statistics Canada released data showing a slowdown in the monthly industry data for July. Canadian GDP held steady in July ending an eight-month streak of cosmic expansion. This slowing is consistent with Read More

28 Sep 2017

Getting Pre-Approved For A Mortgage

Posted by: Max Omar

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

You’ve been squirreling away your bonus cheques, savings and reducing the amount of times you visit Starbucks so you can finally get into your own home to build solid equity for your future. Now that you know what you want and what you can afford, it’s time to visit your local Dominion Lending Centres mortgage specialist Read More

27 Sep 2017

Bank of Canada Rate Change – Should I lock in?

Posted by: Nathan Lawrence

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

This month, the Bank of Canada increased their lending rate for the 2nd time in as many months. The changes in the Prime Lender Rates means that those with a variable mortgage rates will have seen that their mortgages rates adjusted alongside the changes to Prime Rate. For those of you with variable rates, the Read More

26 Sep 2017

Credit Scores: Here’s what you need to know

Posted by: Tracy Valko

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

The interest rate you pay on loans for every major purchase you make throughout your lifetime depends on various factors, and is dependent on your creditworthiness – everything from the mortgage on your home to your car loan or line of credit. And, given today’s ever-changing mortgage requirements and rising interest rate environment, your credit Read More

25 Sep 2017

Bridge Financing – How Does It Work?

Posted by: Kelly Hudson

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Rarely in life do things go as planned, especially in real estate. In a perfect world, when buying a new home, most people want to take possession of their new house before having to move out of the old one. This makes moving a lot easier and allows you time for painting or renovations prior Read More

22 Sep 2017

Mortgage changes are coming—are you prepared?

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

We know – more changes?! How can that be! With this ever-changing landscape, mortgages continue to get more complicated. This next round of changes is predicted to take affect this coming October 2017 (date not yet available). These new rules contain three possible changes, the most prominent being the implementation of a stress test for Read More

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