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  • April 9, 2019
  • Posted by Ben Melick

Homeownership trend - buying with a friend

An interesting new homebuying trend emerging among millennials is home purchases that are completed with a friend. It’s a creative solution to the housing market given tough qualifying rules and

  • February 12, 2019
  • Posted by Ben Melick

6 Reasons to work with a Mortgage Expert on your mortgage renewal

6 reasons to work with an expert on your mortgage renewal   Given the large financial commitment of a mortgage, it’s surprising that so many homeowners sleepwalk through the mortgage rene

  • January 8, 2019
  • Posted by Ben Melick

Eight Tips You Won't Get From Your Bank in 2019

Eight tips you won’t get from your bank in 2019 If you’ve got a mortgage – or plan to get one this year – you probably know that it’s more complicated than it used to be

  • December 6, 2018
  • Posted by Ben Melick

Your Home Can Help you Live a Better Retirement

Saving enough for your retirement in Canada can be a challenge. Today, many Canadians just like you, are looking for ways to supplement their income as they enjoy their golden years. All too often, r

  • November 28, 2018
  • Posted by Ben Melick

Five Brilliant Ways to Use a Reverse Mortgage

It’s true: a reverse mortgage - one of the best financial tools available to Canadians over 55 - can greatly assist cash-strapped seniors who need to pay off their debts and live comfortably in

  • October 23, 2018
  • Posted by Ben Melick

What’s a monoline lender and how is it different from a bank?

What’s a monoline lender and how is it different from a bank? I’m often asked about monoline lenders - who are they, what benefits do they offer, and how do you get access to a monoline

  • September 7, 2018
  • Posted by Ben Melick

5 EASY WAYS TO BE MORTGAGE FREE SOONER!

We all know that paying off a mortgage as early as possible makes good financial sense. You’ll save significant interest costs and free up money for RRSPs and other investments, and changing l

  • September 7, 2018
  • Posted by Ben Melick

Your Home's Fall Checklist

  Your Home's Fall Checklist It’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for the colder weather; a few little things can make a big difference for your home and save you

  • September 7, 2018
  • Posted by Ben Melick

Are Canadians saving enough for retirement?

Are Canadians saving enough for retirement? Many Canadians think of retirement as a time filled with vacations, getaways to the cottage and spending more time on hobbies and interests. However, the

  • September 7, 2018
  • Posted by Ben Melick

Five Reasons Why You Should Let Renters Help Pay Your Mortgage

Are you a savvy homebuyer? Then let renters help pay your mortgage. Recently Canada Mortgage and House Corporation (CMHC) announced that when qualifying for a mortgage, homeowners could now count all

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