Topic: Residential Mortgages

No Money Down Mortgage CanEquity

Debate on the ‘No Money Down’ Mortgage

By: Elias Kellendonk

The purchaser will be paying interest on every dollar of the home’s value, as opposed to nicking off a good chunk, interest free, with a down payment.

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Methods of Improving Your Credit Score

By: Elias Kellendonk

Your credit score is one of the weightier elements used by lenders to determine your eligibility to receive financing and to decide the rate they will charge for your mortgage.

CREB - Calgary Real Estate Board

Straw Borrowers Face Fraud Charges

By: Elias Kellendonk

Canadians that believe they can allow others to use their names and credit records to attain mortgages on a property are mistaken. Doing as much can result in jail time and large fines.


Rising Canadian Mortgage Balances could see Downward Shift

By: The Super Broker

Amidst falling housing prices, Canadian mortgage balances have risen for nearly a third of Canadian home owners.

Mortgage Prepayments

Making Pre-Payments Before you Discharge your Mortgage

By: Elias Kellendonk

Though rules vary from lender to lender, making a hefty pre-payment towards your mortgage before you discharge can yield positive effects.

Low Mortgage Rates

Does Low Rate Mean Low Quality?

By: Elias Kellendonk

Some mortgage brokers believe that professionals offering the lowest mortgage rates are sacrificing the value of professional guidance for rock bottom Canadian mortgage rates.

Genworth Financial Canada

Private Mortgage Insurers Re-Surface in Canada

By: The Super Broker

In recovery from the mid-2007 crisis faced by mortgage default insurance companies, private mortgage insurance has become popular once again.

Mortgage Broker

What to Look for in a Mortgage Broker

By: The Super Broker

With a growing number of brokers entering the Canadian mortgage market, how do you find the one that will work best for you?

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