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Canadian bond yields hit their highest level since April in recent days, and a number of lenders have responded by starting to raise some of their mortgage rates. CMLS, MCAP and First National were among the non-bank lenders to increase at least some of their rates, with their broker rates rising 10.... More »
Conventional wisdom may lead you to believe that if you have bad credit, you should swear off credit cards. But if you want to improve your credit score, you’ll have to show you can handle credit responsibly—and the only way to do that is (you guessed it) to have a credit card. When used properl.... More »
Despite a nearly 50-year history in Canada, Mortgage Investment Corporations—or MICS—still remain relatively unknown among many brokers and borrowers alike. But for the past several years, Mortgage Professionals Canada and the Ontario Mortgage Investment Companies Association (ONMICA) have partn.... More »
Now that the page has finally been turned on 2020, we wanted to take a look back at how mortgage rates fared over the course of what was a tumultuous year. It’s safe to say that COVID-19 stole the show in terms of the year’s biggest newsmaker. On the mortgage front, one of the biggest th.... More »
Q. Is it typical to pay a mortgage broker fee in advance, and before closing? My broker is saying that I have to pay cash one week before closing, and that he will pay other persons who are involved. I am confused as to why brokers payment in advance and in cash. –Adil A. A mortgage broker can obt.... More »
This 34-year-old hospital worker has three kids and a mortgage to pay off. Making $104,000 a year, he wants to save $50K each for his kids. How can he start?
Mel would also like to save enough for retirement, at least $1 million each for him and his wife, and also purchase a second real estate property to rent out.