Buying Your First Home.

Buying your first home? Here’s what you need to know. Buying your first home is one of the most exciting and rewarding moments in your life! People dream of the perfect home but not the perfect mortgage however Mortgage Tailors does. Our first-time homebuyer section guide's you through the steps…

Steps to Homeownership

Steps to Homeownership There are many steps to homeownership before getting the keys to a new home, and the biggest challenge these days is getting approved. Typically, most buyers would visit their local bank however in today's changing environment, mortgage brokers have more options to help secure a mortgage. Let’s…

Consumer Debt Problem

Consumer Debt Problem The Canadian Government has intercepted to try and help consumers stay out of debt by making mortgage rules difficult. It currently allows refinances to 80% of the appraised property value. This was done to keep consumers from accessing their home equity and using it as an ATM…

Fixed vs Variable Costs?

Fixed vs Variable Costs? Which is Better? Understanding the differences between a fixed-rate mortgage and a variable rate mortgage is important when considering a loan. Whether you are buying, refinancing, or doing a debt consolidation, understanding the differences between fixed and variable interest rates can help save you money and…

Covid 19, Defer Mortgage

How to stop Mortgage Payments during the Covid 19 (Corona Virus Crisis) To proactively ward off damaging your credit there is a Federal support program in place that you can stop or defer payments if you reach out to your current banks (lenders) directly. Preserving the stability of the housing…

Legal Separation?

Separating from a spouse is emotionally draining. This is often compounded when the largest asset in many relationships, the matrimonial home, is a factor. Sometimes, both parties want to sell and buy new homes but other times, one person may want to keep the home and pay their Ex out…

Prime Rate Drops

As you know, your variable rate mortgage, line of credit and/or student loans are all based on the Prime Rate and here is your personal update from me on the recent Bank of Canada announcement on changes to their Overnight Rate which in most cases impacts your Prime Rate. At…

Mortgage Review

The latest indicators from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation suggest the country’s housing market has stabilized but there are pockets of concern. The agency has held its overall market vulnerability rating at moderate for the fourth consecutive quarter. Canada’s realtors continue to build on optimism triggered by a surge in…
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