Mortgage glossary - Page 2 of 3

November 16, 2015 7 Comments

What is a private mortgage and why might you want one? A private mortgage is one that is offered by an individual or a company who is not a mainstream or alternative institutional

May 12, 2015 10 Comments

Down payment tips - how to prep You’ve got your down payment and you’re ready to go. Congrats!  So what's next? Confirming the details To fulfill the conditions of your mortgage approval, you'll need to

December 22, 2013 3 Comments

Meeting with your mortgage broker for the first time If you've set up a meeting with a mortgage broker, you're probably wondering what information or paperwork you'll need. I often get asked what

November 26, 2013 0 Comments

When you are making an official bid to purchase a home, your first step will be writing up your "Offer to Purchase".  Usually, you'll be working with your real estate agent to put

September 16, 2013 1 Comment

What is the "Mortgage Qualifying Rate"? If you're considering a variable rate mortgage, or a mortgage with a term shorter than 5 years, chances are you've come across the term "mortgage qualifying rate",