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The Benefits of Using Mortgage Broker Services to Help You Own Your Spruce Grove Dream Home

Jamie Arthurs


When shopping around for a mortgage, it's easy to view mortgage broker services as an unnecessary expense, but these services are actually free. There are, however, several very good reasons to enlist the help of an expert during the mortgage application process. Here are a few ways a mortgage broker can assist you in purchasing your dream home. Read More..

3 Tips to Help You Qualify for a Mortgage While Being Self-Employed

Mike Christenson


People who are self-employed face unique challenges in getting approved for mortgages. One reason for this is because most self-employed individuals minimize their reported income for tax purposes. This can be great for saving money, but not so great when applying for a self-employed mortgage, as most lenders use a borrower's income as a prime indicator of an applicant's ability to repay their loan. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to improve your chances of getting approved for a self-employed mortgage. Here are three ways to make your mortgage application more attractive to banks, credit unions, and other prime lenders. Read More..

Student Loan Debt: Is it Time for a Debt Consolidation Loan

Jeff Arthurs


If you're finding it difficult to pay down your student loans, it may be time to consider debt consolidation. A deb consolidation loan is a type of refinancing that involves taking out a single loan to pay off multiple debts. Here's what you need to know about paying your student debt off with a debt consolidation loan. Read More..

Is Now the Right Time to Refinance Your Fort McMurray Home Mortgage?

Jamie Arthurs


Mortgage refinancing can be a great way to reduce your monthly mortgage payments and pay off your home loan faster, but there are times when refinancing isn't the best idea. Below are a few things to consider when deciding if now is the right time to refinance. Read More..

Top 3 Things Your Sherwood Park Mortgage Broker Wishes You Knew

Mike Christenson


Mortgage lending specialists are an underutilized service in the mortgage application process. After all, homeowners already have closing fees and legal costs to consider -- why add a seemingly unnecessary service to the mix? Below are three good reasons to consider working with a Sherwood Park mortgage broker when applying for or refinancing a loan for your Sherwood Park home. Read More..

What Will Mortgage Refinancing Mean for You?

Jeff Arthurs


More and more homeowners are turning to mortgage refinancing in order to meet their financial goals. Refinancing is an important decision to make, however, so it's important to know exactly how it will impact your financial situation. Here's what you can expect from mortgage refinancing. Read More..

Facts About Home Equity Loans That You Need to Know

Jamie Arthurs


Obtaining a home equity loan can be a great way to access extra cash, but this type of lending isn't right for everyone. Below are five important things to know about home equity loans. Read More..

3 Ways a Mortgage Broker Can Help You Buy Your Dream Edmonton Home

Mike Christenson


Thinking of purchasing a summer home, vacation property, or income-generating duplex? If you're a homeowner who has built up a good amount of equity in your current home, here are three ways a mortgage broker can help you turn your dream into a reality. Read More..

A Dominion Lending Mortgage Broker Explains Property Tax Options

Jeff Arthurs



Buying a new home is exciting and also comes with a lot of financial responsibilities. Property taxes are one of these. Aside from your mortgage, paying your property tax is your most important obligation as a property owner. If it's not paid, the municipality can step in and put a tax lien on the property. A Dominion Lending Mortgage Broker in Red Deer can explain the options available to make your property tax payments manageable.  Read More..

Dominion Mortgage Broker: How a Mortgage Broker Can Help if you Are Self-Employed

Jamie Arthurs



While being self-employed is the dream of many entrepreneurs, getting approved for a mortgage when you are a freelancer, independent contractor, or small business owner can be challenging. Unlike salaried employees, self-employed individuals require different documentation when proving their income to lenders. Read More..


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