Renewing your mortgage anytime soon? Here’s a good reason to pick up the phone

October 3rd, 2014 | Articles,Financing | No Comments »

Renewing your mortgage any-time soon? Here’s a good reason to pick up the phone Whether you are a real estate entrepreneur or not, you may be one of those ‘good debt’ loving people who believe you can do more with the equity in  more…

3 Common Financing Mistakes

September 27th, 2014 | Articles,Buying Property in the U.S.,Financing,Real Estate Investor Tips | 11 Comments »

  3 Common   Financing Mistakes When taking on financing as a real estate  entrepreneur, it is important to ask  this  question: what am I trying to accomplish? The thing is, financing decisions are often  made without having all the facts,  more…

How to improve your credit score

November 18th, 2013 | Articles,Financing,Latest News | 11 Comments »

How to improve your credit score 1. Check your credit score (all of them): Anyone contemplating a major loan should check their credit score six months to a year in advance to ensure there are no surprises or errors. Don’t  more…

Why a Mortgage Broker is Your Best Option

October 16th, 2013 | Articles,Financing,Latest News | No Comments »

Why a Mortgage Broker is Your Best Option Whether it’s your first time or your fifth time, shopping for a mortgage can often be confusing and even frustrating. Besides, who really has the time to research and compare mortgage lenders  more…

Should mortgage shoppers choose the 1 or 5-year fixed rate?

May 30th, 2013 | Articles,Financing,Latest News | No Comments »

Should mortgage shoppers choose the 1 or 5-year fixed rate? Mortgage rate predictions are as often wrong as they are right. Yet, many mortgage shoppers believe that these forecasts give them an edge. Unfortunately, rate expectations sometimes prevent people from  more…

Many Canadians paying off mortgages fast, but are they ahead?

January 23rd, 2013 | Articles,Financing,Latest News | 12 Comments »

Many Canadians paying off mortgages fast, but are they ahead? Dawn Walton Globe and Mail Dec 19, 2012 While I’ve been busy sinking money into mortgage payments, daycare costs, RESPs, RRSPs, utilities, groceries, vehicle maintenance and the occasional vacation, I’ve  more…

Alternative Lending Sources – Part 2

February 22nd, 2011 | Financing,Low Risk Investments | No Comments »

Alternative Lending Sources -Build Your Portfolio Without Banks This is an excerpt from an article in the March 2011 issue of Canadian Real Estate Magazine called “Optimizing MICs” Mortgage Investment Corporations- The best kept secret in financing In Part 2  more…

Alternative Lending Sources – Part 1

February 22nd, 2011 | Financing,Low Risk Investments | 1 Comment »

Alternative Lending Sources Build Your Portfolio Without Banks This is an excerpt from an article in the March 2011 issue of Canadian Real Estate Magazine called “Optimizing MICs” Mortgage Investment Corporations-The Best Kept Secret in Financing Have you ever been  more…