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Mortgage Mondays: Canadian Housing Prices

Over the past 2 years, the Canadian economy has been turbulent. The housing market has had to sustain a massive financial crisis, a recession causing 430,000 less jobs across the country, the introduction of HST, and 2 changes in the rules…

Should Young Home Buyers Use RRSP?

You know the old saying, "every little bit counts"? When investing in real estate, this old saying certainly applies. With a competitive marketplace, the pricey cost of living in our society, and the endless advice on spending vs. saving, deciding…
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Mortgage Mondays: CMHC Changes, March 18th

  Happy Valentine's Day!  Today is Monday and, as you know, we use Mondays to discuss mortgages and financing your home. You may have heard already that the CMHC is implementing new changes to their mortgage rates and amortization…
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Mortgage Mondays

Good morning! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend. It was a snowy one in Vaughan, that's for sure.  I am a Mortgage Specialist at the Royal Bank of Canada and one of the things that we're always working on at the bank is ensuring…
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Our Mortgage Man is a Generous Man

It is my absolute pleasure to announce that Lino Contento, my recommended RBC Mortgage Broker and man behind our Mortgage Mondays, is generously donating 200 Christmas trees and 500 turkeys to the less fortunate in our area. On December…
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Mortgage Mondays

Tweet Earlier this morning, RBC posted an article regarding their most recent study on the affordability of home ownership in Canada, stating that is it currently more affordable for Canadians to purchase a home. That said, however, they…
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Mortgage Mondays

It's Mortgage Monday!  I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was great, you can really start to feel that it's almost the Holidays. Did you go to the Santa Claus Parade?  I wanted to introduce today's Mortgage Monday post by…
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Mortgage Mondays

Happy Mortgage Monday!  If you're looking to finance a new home, I am currently offering a special for a 60-day closing with these rates:  3.54% on a 5 year fixed 3.39% on a 4 year fixed 3.10% on a 3 year fixed Lisa and…