Category: Mortgages (7 posts)
Why Borrowers May Choose a Private Mortgage
February 22, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong
Why Borrowers May Choose a Private Mortgage When most people want to buy a home, they get a list of local banks and mortgage companies to start comparing the available financing options. However, the ... [read more]
How to Handle a Mortgage After a Separation or Divorce
February 10, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong
Mortgage Life After Separation and Divorce Separation and divorce present many challenges. It's a situation you likely never thought you'd never be in, but now there are personal and financial conseq ... [read more]
Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs
September 9, 2020 | Posted by: Barbara Chong
How do Reverse Mortgages Affect Canadian Heirs? For Canadian seniors, there is a great way to get the most out of the equity in their homes. Home prices tend to rise, and equity builds in the prope ... [read more]
When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?
June 10, 2020 | Posted by: Barbara Chong
Property owners refinance their homes and commercial properties all the time. As your credit improves and you have built more equity into the property, it may make fiscal sense to refinance when inter ... [read more]
5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit
April 22, 2020 | Posted by: Barbara Chong
For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always a ... [read more]
What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?
April 8, 2020 | Posted by: Barbara Chong
Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over the years. Especially in the first years of owning y ... [read more]
Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?
February 26, 2020 | Posted by: Barbara Chong
It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside? While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so. This article will ex ... [read more]