Canadian CPI Inflation Ticked Up For The First Time In Nearly A Year

General Greg Weaver 17 May

Canadian Inflation Rose More Than Expected in April, But Core Inflation Slowed There’s been an unexpected hiccup in the Bank of Canada’s ongoing battle against inflation. Year-over-year, price pressures escalated to 4.4% in April, an uptick from the previous month’s 4.3% and significantly exceeding the average economist’s prediction of 4.1%. This marks the first rise […]

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What is an Uninsurable Mortgage?

General Greg Weaver 19 Apr

When it comes to mortgages, insurance is necessary to protect the lender on these types of loans, which deal in large sums of money. There are three different tiers relating to insurance, which all have different minimum down payment amounts and varying premium insurance fees. Insured mortgages typically have a less than 20% down payment and are […]

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Canadian Inflation Falls To 4.3% – Lowest Level Since August 2021

General Greg Weaver 18 Apr

Great News on the Inflation Front The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell sharply in March to 4.3% year-over-year, continuing a pattern of repeated declines. Before we break out the champagne, however, much of the drop in inflation resulted from the steep monthly increase in prices in March one year ago (1.4% m/m), the so-called base-year […]

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Need an Appraisal? Tips for Success!

General Greg Weaver 4 Apr

If you are looking to buy a home or want a current value of your property, you will need an appraisal. Before banks or lending institutions can consider loaning money for a property, they need to know the current market value of that property. The job of an appraiser is to check the general condition […]

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What to Know about Porting Your Mortgage

General Greg Weaver 1 Nov

When it comes to getting a mortgage, one of the more overlooked elements is the option to be able to port the loan down the line. Porting your mortgage is an option within your mortgage agreement, which enables you to move to another property without having to lose your existing interest rate, mortgage balance and […]

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Advice for Single Homebuyers.

General Greg Weaver 5 Oct

Buying a home is an exciting experience for anyone, and even more of a milestone when you’re doing it solo, but it can be a little different when you’re purchasing on your own. While it can be easier to tailor your mortgage and home search to exactly your needs, it can be somewhat more stressful […]

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The Real Deal about Transfers and Switches

General Greg Weaver 29 Sep

Most people who are thinking about a transfer or switch want to take advantage of a lower interest rate or to get a new mortgage product with terms that better suit their needs. Up for Renewal? If your mortgage is approaching renewal and you are considering a transfer or switch – great news! You won’t […]

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5 Reasons You Don’t Qualify for a Mortgage

General Greg Weaver 16 Sep

When it comes to shopping for a mortgage, it is important to know what you need to qualify – but it is just as important to understand some of the reasons why you DON’T qualify so that you can make some changes and budget accordingly for when the time is right. If you are in […]

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Back to School: Credit Clean Up!

General Greg Weaver 13 Sep

It’s time to go back to school… for your finances! The fall is the perfect time for a credit clean-up so that you are ready for the holiday spending season – and anything else the year can throw at you! When it comes to cleaning up credit, there is no better time than now to […]

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