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7 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

The home buying process in today's Canadian market can seem threatening.  However, if you follow these five tips, you can simplify the process while knowing you made the best possible decision. Your home buying process always starts with a visit to a reputable mortgage agent.  Talk to them about the current real estate climate, and secure your pre-approval. Next, you need to secure the right real estate agent.  At Mortgage Alliance, we are connected to several of the [...]

What Documents Do I Need To Apply For A Mortgage?

The very first thing to be done when deciding to buy a home is to secure a pre-approval for your mortgage. A mortgage pre-approval shows the buyer the value of the home they can best afford and the mortgage payments associated with the purchase prices.  Furthermore, it also secures a mortgage rate for a period of time, normally from 1 to 5 years.  You are not obligated to stay with the mortgage broker from whom you received your mortgage [...]

Tips for Ensuring Your Mortgage is Legitimate

You ought to be quite careful when you are presented with the chance to “get money for nothing!'' Here are a few goals you might have in mind and the loan choices that may help you reach them. As an example, obtaining the knowledge of what it is you're looking for allows you to avail the precise amount which you start looking for.  In the event you don't have any asset which can be put as collateral, it then [...]

Financing Considerations For Your Best Success

If you're searching to get a house mortgage for the very first time, there are a number of things which can be done to lessen the difficulty of sorting through all of the financing choices. Purchasing a house is nearly everybody's dream, and the prospect of owning a house can be truly exciting.  When you discover the ideal house for the ideal price the next step is obtaining a mortgage. Adjustable mortgages are only sometimes a bright alternative if [...]

What To Look For In A Mortgage Broker

The fact that you're reading this indicates that you've been able to locate a quality mortgage broker.  Congrats!  But how do you know that we are the real deal? A quality mortgage broker has access to a wide variety of lenders and tailored options for your requirements, which will make all the difference in your buying experience, whether commercial or residential. The broker will be present to help you throughout the entire procedure of securing your mortgage. Furthermore, the mortgage [...]

How To Make Money From Real Estate Investment

The recent slowdown in the housing market actually makes buying property now ironically advantages.  There are several crucial questions that you will need to consider while you are on the hunt for the perfect property for investment to make sure you don't get a lemon, but don't let uncertainty hold you back.  Rather, utilize your full range of options, which include the help of an experienced mortgage broker. Find out whether you can afford to get a property in the [...]

Canadian Non-Resident Buyers: Buying Property FAQs

Through the years, we’ve helped a large number of non-resident buyers in the purchase of their first homes in Canada. Throughout these years there have been many questions that come up quite often, so we’d like to share them with you ahead of time. Non-Residents: Residency & Financing FAQs Who can buy property in Canada? Home buyers from all countries can buy property in Canada. In Canada, there are no restrictions when it comes to how many or what type of property [...]

Your Down Payment: Vital Information for Newcomers to Canada

When buying a home in Canada, even Canadians don’t purchase their home by paying for the entire cost. As a newcomer, you’re also not expected to cover the full cost without help. For instance, when you purchase a home in Canada there are two financial money sources that can help you: Source #1: A mortgage Your mortgage is a legal agreement that allows you to borrow money from a lender, such as a bank or private lender. Source #2: Your down payment Your [...]

Why You Should Lock in Your Mortgage Now?

There is a fear among Canada’s home loan borrowers, about the potential of the Bank of Canada will be soon hiking their interest rates. For those who can currently afford to make their monthly payments, this may no longer be the case should rates increase. If you are a homeowner with a variable-rate mortgage, you’ve probably been losing a lot of sleep over the potential. As you are probably already well aware, your rates can vary, and unfortunately, they may [...]

A Comparison: Posted Interest Rates & Discounted Interest Rates

We’re sure that you’ve already started doing your mortgage research, keeping an eye on interest rates and comparing them among various lenders, if you want to purchase a home. Among these various lenders are most likely banks and credit unions, who typically offer: Posted rates (also known as a set rate) Feature discounted or special rates Trying to understand these rates on your own can be quite challenging. A mortgage broker can be utilized to help you understand posted and [...]