Home Shopping in Today's Market

Posted On Sep 01, 2021

In today's housing market, you need to be on your toes when you go house hunting. The market has shifted to sellers having more of an advantage, with multiple buyers interested in purchasing their property. Here are some tips to help you along...

Which is better, variable or fixed-rate mortgage?

Posted On Jul 27, 2021

This has been a long-debated topic and a pressing question for many Canadian homeowners. Have you thought about what type of product you want for your mortgage? According to Canadian Real Estate Magazine, 80% of Canadians chose the security of a...

First Responder Mortgage Program

Posted On Jul 21, 2021

I once had the privilege of being a volunteer firefighter with Parkland County. I can tell you firsthand that it takes a special kind of person to fill these roles. When the alarm goes off, after they’ve already worked their full-time job, they...

Soak Up Savings With Low Mortgage Rates This Summer!

Posted On Jul 15, 2021

It looks like it will be a great summer now that Alberta's Open for Summer Plan has begun (and the weather has been amazing!) Hopefully, after an uncertain year or so, we all can relax a bit and continue with plans that were put on hold. If...

Buying a Starter Home

Posted On Jun 29, 2021

How do you know if a starter home is right for you? The decision to buy a home is a big one, and it gets even more complicated when you factor in the choice between choosing a starter home or a forever home. New mortgage rules and restrictions are...

June 1, 2021: New Mortgage Stress Test

Posted On May 21, 2021

It came as a surprise yesterday to hear that the minimum qualifying rate for ALL (insured & uninsured) mortgages will increase on June 1st. The new qualifying rate will be the greater of the borrower's mortgage contract rate plus 2 percent or 5...