With all the recent talk about debt, stricter mortgage rules and changing interest rates, you may be wondering if buying a home this year is the right thing to do. Having reservations is normal; after all it is probably the biggest investment that you will ever make. It can be especially overwhelming if you are a first-time home buyer. Here are some reasons to show you that the time may be right for you to make the move to home owner...
Perhaps you have heard the scuttlebutt surrounding a major lender’s newly launched “Rate Match” campaign. Launched earlier this month, this lender is promising to match the mortgage rates of 10 Canadian financial institutions. Sounds great, right?
Here is a question... Why are YOU, the client, responsible for doing all of the work in order to find a better rate? Another question would be if you are going to do the work yourself, why would you stay with this lender if you could get a better rate elsewhere?
Yes – your mortgage expert is there to help you, but how can you help your mortgage expert? Here are 3 tips to help your AMP get your deal packaged and submitted to a lender more quickly...