News

23 Jan 2019

Buying your first home? – These tips will save your life

Posted by: Chris Cabel

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

So you’re wanting to buy a new home? That is some very exciting news. First question, are you prepared?! We all know big-item purchases are scary. It’s expensive, you are fully committing to this household – there is no turn backing without that pricey consequence. We totally get it. The ultimate first-step is to do Read More

22 Jan 2019

The Tale of The Forgotten Money

Posted by: Nathan Lawrence

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Ever wonder what happens to bank accounts that are inactive, forgotten about and left unclaimed? The answer to that question is that you probably haven’t. I know the thought of it never really crossed my mind and I bet that would be the case for most Canadians. My initial thought was “Seriously? Who forgets they Read More

18 Jan 2019

5 Reasons why Realtors want you to have a Pre-approval

Posted by: David Cooke

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

You’ve decided that you want to buy a home and you call up a realtor to show you a listing and the first question they ask is “ How much are you pre-approved for?” Many realtors will refuse to book home viewings until they can confirm that you are pre-approved. Why? 1- It shows that Read More

17 Jan 2019

5 C’s of Credit to get a Mortgage

Posted by: Kelly Hudson

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Whether you are buying your first home or have been a home owner for years, when you are looking at purchasing a property, finding the best mortgage solution for your specific situation can be an intimidating experience. Working with a licenced mortgage broker will ease that tension, along with knowing the basics of what lenders Read More

16 Jan 2019

New year, new ways to manage that holiday debt!

Posted by: Chris Cabel

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

We hope your holidays were spent warm, safe and in the company of family and loved ones. We also hope that you’re not drowning from all the holiday purchases such as the dinners, the appetizers, the gifts, the gift cards, the drinks, the party favours – shall I continue? It is expected that most people Read More

15 Jan 2019

December Canadian Home Sales Weaken Further

Posted by: Dr. Sherry Cooper

Chief Economist, Dominion Lending Centres

Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show that national home sales dipped for the fourth consecutive month, down 2.5% from November to December, capping the weakest annual sales since 2012. According to last week’s Bank of Canada Monetary Policy Report, housing activity in Canada has fallen by more than the Bank’s Read More

15 Jan 2019

2018 is in the books, here are the Q4 numbers!

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

2018 was a challenging year for the housing and mortgage market—new regulations, rate increases and more made it one of the toughest years for homeowners to qualify. Despite all this, there was still $45.3 billion in collective profits made by the Big Six Banks (Bank of Montreal, CIBC, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Read More

14 Jan 2019

A shifting market… again

Posted by: Angela Calla

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

The recent data sure has changed the tone of rates in the coming months. The prime rate – what variable rates are based on, while a few short weeks ago was expected to rise three times in the next 18 months now with the data on the slowing of the market and uncertainty in projects Read More

11 Jan 2019

3 Things for every Homeowner to do in January

Posted by: David Cooke

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

As we enter the New Year, there are a few things that we should all think about as homeowners. 1 – Replace your furnace air filter – if you read over the instructions for your furnace you will know that you are supposed to either clean or replace your furnace filter. We are three months into Read More

10 Jan 2019

Bullying Ends Here update for January 2019

Posted by: Tad Milmine

Founder, Bullying Ends Here

Hi Friends and welcome to 2019! I hope everyone had a terrific holiday season and was able to spend some quality time with loved ones. Seven years of Bullying Ends Here and sharing my story, along with Jamie’s, is now complete. Here are some highlights… To date: 49 young lives saved to date 3500 website Read More

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