20 Jul

Mythbusting Credit Scores

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Posted by: Matt Evans

Credit Scores are one of life’s mysteries like Aliens, and the Bermuda Triangle.  Today I’m going to break it down so there is no more questions. Having a great credit score can save you thousands of dollars, if you know how to manage it. There are two main agencies in Canada that report credit scores: […]

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24 Oct

Questions You Want to Ask

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Posted by: Matt Evans

Over the last few weeks I’ve listed questions clients have asked, and made a list of the most common ones.  These are questions many home buyers and home owners come accross during their mortgage holding period.  I’ll be honest its not the most interesting reading however its good information to know. 1. If I have […]

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8 Oct

Planning a divorce? Advice to help you obtain a Mortgage

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Posted by: Matt Evans

There are some very important steps that you can take that every divorcing spouse should know.    A big part of most couples net worth is the matrimonial home.  Each spouse is usually entitled to 50% of the accumulated equity, less any amounts contributed individually when the home was purchased.  This is usually accomplished by either […]

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23 Aug

Advice for credit challenged clients

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Posted by: Matt Evans

In today’s economic climate of tighter credit requirements and increased unemployment rates taking their toll on some Canadians, there’s no doubt that many people may not fit into the traditional banks’ financing boxes as easily as they may have just a year ago.   Your best solution is to consult your mortgage professional to determine […]

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14 Jul

Bank of Canada maintains Overnight rate at 1%

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Posted by: Matt Evans

In Canada, the economic expansion is proceeding largely as expected in the April MPR. The economy grew at an annual rate of 3.9 per cent in the first quarter, reflecting continued strong business investment, smaller contributions from household and government spending, and a modest drag from net exports. Although temporary supply chain disruptions are expected […]

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