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Mortgage Qualification Changes

Mortgage Qualification Changes

New housing policies are now in effect and they are leaving many Canadians unclear about how their finances have been affected. This material will focus primarily on Low Ratio Mortgage Loans – mortgages with 20% or more equity or down payment. Outlined below is...
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Hi I’m Scott Dawson, If you have arrived on this page you have probably clicked on the link on my Instagram profile. I setup this page to help you get to know me a little bit better. Mortgage Broker. Coffee Drinker. Explorer. My Instagram profile sums me up...
9 Myths About Reverse Mortgages

9 Myths About Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages are available exclusively to homeowners age 55 and older and have evolved from a needs-based product to a product many financial planners recommend as an important component of a comprehensive retirement plan. Below, the myths are separated from the...
Mortgage Insurance 101 [Video]

Mortgage Insurance 101 [Video]

A conventional mortgage in Canada normally requires a down payment of at least 20% of the purchase price. When homebuyers have less than 20% for a down payment, Mortgage Insurance allows them to secure a mortgage for their home purchase. Mortgage Insurance 101 [Video]...
Laneway Home Mortgage [Video]

Laneway Home Mortgage [Video]

Laneway housing started turning heads in Vancouver a few years ago. As part of Vancouver’s EcoDensity initiative Laneway housing has started to really take off and is bringing a new housing choice to our city. MERIX Minute with Andrew Howard Featuring: Laneway Homes...
Five First-time Homebuyer Mistakes

Five First-time Homebuyer Mistakes

If you’re on the hunt for your first home and want to have a smooth and successful home purchasing experience here’s 5 common first-time homebuyer mistakes to avoid courtesy of Genworth. Thinking you don’t need a REALTOR You might be able to find a house on your...