7 Mar

Mortgages and Motorcycles: I Married into Real Estate Investing

My Experiences

Posted by: Boyd England

Yes, I married into real estate investing. I think that’s where I initially caught the real estate investing bug. I didn’t think about real estate as investing at the time but the events surrounding my early experiences soon pointed to the investment side of owning property. I think it’s obvious but just in case it […]

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31 Jan

Accessing the Equity in Your Home – Top 7 Misconceptions

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Boyd England

The Top 7 Misconceptions About Reverse Mortgages In a world of alternate reality and facts here are the answers to the questions you are wondering about. How much do you really know about reverse mortgages? Maybe you know that reverse mortgages can help Canadians 55+ access the equity in their home, tax-free. Maybe you know […]

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27 Dec

It’s All About The Place

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Boyd England

It’s All About The Place Yes the property has to qualify as well… this is why a pre-approval is only the beginning… When your mortgage application goes through the approval process, they are not only looking at you, but also the property in question. In fact, sometimes when an application is denied it has nothing […]

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20 Dec

Rate Holds Explained

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Boyd England

Rate Holds Explained This is a question that gets asked often… here is what you need to know about rate holds and why you might want one and when. If you shopping for a home, or have worked with a mortgage professional in the past, you’ve most likely heard of rate holds before. If not, […]

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13 Dec

Mortgage Professional vs Mortgage Specialist

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Boyd England

Mortgage Professional vs Mortgage Specialist This is likely the most common conversation I have with clients when we first meet. professional vs specialist: what’s the difference? To most consumers outside of the mortgage space, the terms “mortgage professional” and “mortgage specialist” would seem interchangeable – but they aren’t. As a potential homeowner, the differences are […]

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