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Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs

Reverse Mortgages – Impact on Heirs

September 9, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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?

When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

June 11, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

April 22, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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?

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

April 8, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

February 26, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

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]

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

January 29, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ... [read more]

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

January 15, 2020 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

There are a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether refi ... [read more]

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

April 3, 2018 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ... [read more]

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

March 27, 2018 | Posted by: Lucy Melino

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ... [read more]

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