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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3 Things You May Not Know About Cash-Back Mortgages

General Greg Weaver 26 Aug

It can get pretty exciting to see campaigns around “cash-back mortgages” but, before you get too far along, here are three things you might not know about these types of mortgages: Occasionally you will see campaigns on cash-back mortgages, so don’t jump at the first one you see! These types of mortgages are available through […]

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Could an Investment Property Be Your Pension?

General Greg Weaver 17 Aug

An investment (or rental) property, can be a great option for generating additional monthly income and growing your wealth over time, if done properly. This strategy has multiple options and outcomes that can benefit Canadians such as: Supplementing income now and boosting pension in the future creating more financial freedom Allowing you to buy your […]

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How Bridge Financing Works

General Greg Weaver 5 Aug

In life, things rarely go as planned. This is especially true when it comes to real estate! When it comes to buying a new home, in a perfect world, most of us would like to take possession of our new residence before having to move out of the old one. This makes moving a lot […]

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3 Advantages of a Pre-Approval

General Greg Weaver 21 Jul

While getting pre-qualified can give you a ballpark estimate on what you can afford, getting pre-approved is where the real magic happens. Mortgage pre-approval means that a lender has stated (in writing) that you do qualify for a mortgage and what amount, based on submitted documentation of your current income and credit history. A pre-approval usually specifies […]

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5 Tips to Stay Cool & Save This Summer

General Greg Weaver 11 Jul

Summer has started and its getting hot out there! To maximize your enjoyment, we have some great tips for staying cool this summer AND saving money while you do: 1. Cook in the Great Outdoors Summer is all about enjoying the sunshine, spending time with your friends and family, and relaxing in your own personal […]

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