07
JUN
2013

Calgary’s Mortgage Market: Signs of a Good Broker

Because a home is so very personal, mortgages tend to be so as well. Mortgages can be metaphors, indicating the amount of time and hard work it took to get to the point where purchasing a home was achievable, and representing the monthly march towards the ultimate goal of...
31
MAY
2013

Calgary Mortgage Rates: Broker vs. Bank – What’s Better?

It can be hard to tell who’s operating in your best interests these days, especially in Calgary’s tough real estate market. Property values are elevated, but still affordable, and residents continue to buy and sell homes at a higher than usual rate. The RBC Housing Affordability...
17
MAY
2013

Considering Refinancing Your Calgary-Area Home? Ask Mortgages By Candice

Interest rates have dropped considerably since the early 1980s, when, if you were contemplating buying a home in Calgary, you faced a prime rate of 15.81 per cent. Since 2001 prime rates have hovered around four to six per cent – a drop with the potential to make a big difference...
26
APR
2013

Home Inspection Tips From Calgary’s Mortgage Broker – Candice Light

Unlike many of the other things we buy, there are no guarantees or return policies when it comes to buying a home. This means getting a home inspection is critical to protect your investment! Qualified home inspectors are skilled professionals that receive special training and...