• A BANK THAT MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR TO YOU

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    Categories: Broker , lender , Mortgage , preapproval , Refinance

    Quiz time! Who is the largest non-bank mortgage originator in Canada with over $100 billion dollars in mortgages under administration? Answer – First National Financial Corporation. If you’ve never heard of them before, don’t feel bad. The only way to get a First National mortgage is through the broker channel. They do not have any branches anywhere in Canada. How did First National become #1? Service – First National are fast. They will accept your application, underwrite it and if approved you will get a response within 4 hours. The industry average is 24 hours. Mortgage brokers use First National for…

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  • AVOIDING “STICKER SHOCK” WHEN IT COMES TO MORTGAGE RENEWAL

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    Categories: Annual Mortgage Review , Broker , Mortgage , Mortgage Review

    Imagine that, a few years from now, the time has come to renew your mortgage. Several years back, you got a $350,000 at the then great rate of 2.24%. Your mortgage payments are $1522 per month. Because we are now in what the financial brainboxes call “ an escalating rate environment “ – normal people just say rates are going up – when you open your renewal notice you might encounter the same feeling you get when you look at the price of a car you like. When you actually do look at the renewal notice, you see that the remaining balance on…

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  • TOP 5 THINGS MILLENNIALS SHOULD KNOW WHEN BUYING REAL ESTATE

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    Categories: accredited mortgage professional , Broker , Dominion Lending Centre , Housing Payments , Lifestyle budget , Millennials , Mortgage , Mortgage Broker , Mortgage Calculator , Mortgage Rate , Moving Expenses , New Home , pre-approved

    There are 9 million Millennials in Canada, representing more than 25 percent of the population. Born between 1980 and 1999, the eldest are in the early stages of their careers, forming households and buying their first homes. Buying a home is a daunting process for anyone, but especially so for the first-time home buyer. This is the largest and most important financial decision you will ever make and it should be done with the appropriate investment in time and energy. Making the effort to be financially literate will save you thousands of dollars and assure you make the right decisions…

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