News

15 Jan 2016

Will The Bank of Canada Cut Rates Next Week?

Posted by: Dr. Sherry Cooper

Chief Economist, Dominion Lending Centres

Expectations of a Bank of Canada rate cut next week are mounting and for good reason. The Canadian economy is showing signs of considerable weakness and business investment plans have been cut. Oil prices continue to decline sharply and Iranian oil supply will be coming on stream shortly. Energy companies continue to slash payrolls and Read More

15 Jan 2016

Choosing the Right Mortgage

Posted by: Pauline Tonkin

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Choosing the right mortgage to meet your needs is a process best handled with the support of a mortgage professional. Just as there are many homes to choose from, there are many types of mortgage financing options. Choosing the right mortgage can save you thousands of dollars and give you the flexibility to make informed Read More

14 Jan 2016

Financial Check-Up

Posted by: Kristin Woolard

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Welcome to your free financial check-up, discussing 5 key factors to assist you in ensuring you are on the right track to a solid financial future. Credit Ensuring you are using credit wisely will pave the way to making sure you have options available to you if or when you need them. One thing we Read More

13 Jan 2016

12 Jan 2016

Now Is The Time To Get Aggressive

Posted by: Jeff Ingram

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

The great majority of us are in mortgage contracts that contain a prepayment privilege of some sort. “Privilege” being the key word here. Not all mortgage contracts contain such privileges, but that’s a story for another day. The mortgages that do allow prepayment privileges, usually allow at least 15% of your mortgage to be paid down, Read More

11 Jan 2016

The Big Short – Not a Canadian Story

Posted by: Dustan Woodhouse

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

The Big Short – An American film about American finance. Many Canadians, particularly those in Vancouver and Toronto where real estate is spoken of like a sport, will gravitate to the film The Big Short over the coming weeks. It is an adaptation of an excellent book written in 2010 by Michael Lewis. As a Read More

8 Jan 2016

U.S. Job Strength Vindicates Fed Rate Hike, But Canada Still Weak

Posted by: Dr. Sherry Cooper

Chief Economist, Dominion Lending Centres

Once again, the Canadian economy showed signs of struggle as the December jobs report showed gains only in Ontario, while jobs were flat or down in every other province. In marked contrast, payrolls in the U.S. rose more than projected as the unemployment rate remained at a low 5%. U.S. strength vindicated the Fed’s recent Read More

4 Jan 2016

Dominion Lending Centres Acquires Mortgage Architects

Posted by: Dave Teixeira

VP Marketing, Public Relations and Communications

DLC Group of Companies Now the Largest Mortgage Originator in all of Canada Vancouver, BC – Dominion Lending Centres (DLC), Canada’s top mortgage company, is proud to announce its acquisition of Mortgage Architects, a leader in the Canadian mortgage space. DLC will keep all three of its brands (Dominion Lending Centres; Mortgage Centre Canada; Mortgage Read More

18 Dec 2015

Do You Know About the First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit?

Posted by: Jordan Thomson

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Buying your first home is often the largest financial commitment you will have made and just coming up with the down payment is a difficult task for many! Then there are the legal fees, property transfer fees, disbursements and all those other costs that can really add up, creating a huge dent in your finances! Read More

17 Dec 2015

Co-Signor or Guarantor For a Mortgage?

Posted by: Pauline Tonkin

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

If a buyer can’t obtain a mortgage due to poor credit, employment history, lack of down payment or income — most lenders will consider lending if there is someone to act as co-signor or guarantor for a mortgage. The two options provide different requirements. Co-signer or guarantor for a mortgage, which is best? People often Read More

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