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Is Rent to Own right for me?

Rent to Own is a great alternative for people who are looking to purchase a home, but may not qualify for a mortgage today due to poor credit or a limited down payment. A Rent to Own program will allow you to move into the home of your choice today while a portion of your […]

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Is my mortgage qualification guaranteed at end of term?

Although we do our best to ensure your success we cannot guarantee that your application for a mortgage will be approved at the end of the term. There are many factors that are taken into consideration when a bank is reviewing a mortgage application, such as total household income, total debit, credit score, and amount […]

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Federal Governament Cuts 19,200 Jobs

19,200 federal government jobs are being eliminated with most of the cuts being felt around Ottawa. Many pink slips have already been handed out at several departments including National Defence, the Public Service Commission and the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

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Home prices could soon be “topping out”!

National home prices continued to rise in February, but the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) said Friday that evidence pointed to a market that was “topping out.” That wording differs from a Re/Max report also this week that predicted a “heated” spring market nationally, with demand continuing to push sales and prices upwards, as bidding […]

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Government in no rush to tighten mortgage rules

The government seems prepared to sit pat with the current set of mortgage rules — the Finance minister viewing, with some irony, banker calls for tighter ones. “I find it a bit off that some of the bank executives are taking the position that the Minister of Finance or the government somehow should tell them […]

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