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The Truth about mortgage pre-approvals

Are we Pre-Approved? Not what you might think it means… Many clients think that having a mortgage pre approval puts them in a position to write offers on properties without inserting a ‘subject to receiving and approving financing’ clause in their contract. Nothing could be further from the truth. Being ‘pre-approved’ can all too easily create a false [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Truth about mortgage pre-approvals

Lawyer Vs Notary- What is the difference?

  LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN REAL ESTATE Every real estate transaction, whether buying or selling a home, involves contracts and legal elements. We HIGHLY suggest using legal representation to review contracts, prepare necessary documents and ensure a smooth transaction. The cost is comparatively low (approximately $1000) considering the support and security that having a professional on [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lawyer Vs Notary- What is the difference?

Your Mortgage is a Blank Canvas

Forget what you thought you knew about qualifying for a mortgage. The reset button has been pressed, the game has changed, and everyone is starting with a clean slate. The most recent government changes to mortgage qualification through CMHC has really muddied the waters in the mortgage world so to speak. Not only is it [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Mortgage is a Blank Canvas

2017 Vancouver Real Estate Market

For quite some time now there has been a very limited supply of properties on the market and most Realtors that I speak with on a regular basis are starting to have buyers lineup. With very few properties to show these buyers, we are beginning to see similar trends that we saw a year ago. [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Vancouver Real Estate Market

Value of Mortgage Brokers Greater Than Ever

Mortgage Rule Changes have made Mortgage Brokers even more invaluable In October of 2016, the entire Country was surprised by reports of considerable changes to mortgage rules announced by the Canadian Government.  The Department of Finance Canada announced new mortgage rules that have since had a tempering effect on the market. In late December, the Office [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Value of Mortgage Brokers Greater Than Ever
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