30 Jul 2015

Are You Ready for Home Ownership?

Posted by: Pam Pikkert

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Around the end of May 2014, the market started to experience a declining trend in mortgage rates. Though the housing market was already superb, professionals in the industry began gearing up for an influx in home buying. Their predictions were correct and we’ve seen more and more houses of higher value being sold since that Read More

29 Jul 2015

Fed Leaves Options Open–Dovish Statement

Posted by: Dr. Sherry Cooper

Chief Economist, Dominion Lending Centres

No one expected the Fed to raise its benchmark short-term interest rate today for the first time since 2006. The Fed’s policy statement was, however, expected to at least hint at a rate hike at the next meeting in September. Fed Chair Janet Yellen has publicly stated she expects to raise rates this year–with three more meetings Read More

29 Jul 2015

Why You Need To Shop Around For Your Mortgage

Posted by: Joe Cutura

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

I have many friends that shop online and go to dozens of different sites in order to save a few bucks on books, TVs, appliances, etc. Is this a good idea? It definitely is if the savings are worth it and you don’t mind taking the time out of your busy day to do all Read More

28 Jul 2015

Common Pitfalls in Purchasing Strata Properties

Posted by: Kris Grasty

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Looking to purchase a Condo in a Strata? During my time as a Mortgage Broker,  I have helped Buyers side step a few pitfalls. Most of these are really easy to avoid and come down to simply doing your own due diligence prior to and during the shopping process. #1 – Work With Your Own Realtor! The first Read More

27 Jul 2015

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23 Jul 2015

Pros and Cons of Collateral Mortgages

Posted by: Brian Mill

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

During the past couple of years the term “collateral mortgage” has gained a bit of a negative reputation, especially since TV shows like CBC’s Marketplace have taken notice. Marketplace felt it was worth doing a segment about collateral mortgages because the lenders offering this product were not disclosing the downside of this type of mortgage. Read More

22 Jul 2015

Are You Covered For a Sharknado?

Posted by: Dustan Woodhouse

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

As we prepare for the torrential rains, epic winds, and yet another round of ravenous, thrashing sharks falling from the sky (as in tonight’s debut of Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!), there is one question to ask yourself: Am I insured for this? No doubt your home insurance will cover replacing a roof damaged by Read More

21 Jul 2015

Buying Your First Home in Canada

Posted by: Michael Hallett

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

What Newcomers Need to Know! The reason I write blogs and share information is to educate my clients and prospective clients about mortgages. Obviously there is a lot to know about mortgages, financing, and buying property, and there are a lot of great ways for me and the other Mortgage Professionals from Dominion Lending Centres to Read More

20 Jul 2015

Determining Your Credit Score

Posted by: Alim Charania

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

People are always confused when it comes to their credit score. What is it? What does it include? How is it calculated? These are all great questions that I will answer for you! Having a great credit score can save you thousands of dollars, if you know how to manage it. There are two main agencies Read More

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