Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • May 8, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

5 Great Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

As a mortgage professional, we often work with clients who are eager to improve their credit scores. A higher credit score not only increases ...

  • April 24, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

RRSP Home Buyers Plan

In 2024, the Canadian government made significant changes to the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Home Buyers' Plan (HBP), aiming to ma...

  • April 10, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

Paying off your mortgage early - The Pros and Cons

Certainly! Paying off your mortgage early is a significant financial decision that many Canadians grapple with. It can be an appealing goal, offering ...

  • April 10, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

April 10-2024 - Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues quantitative tightening

The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at 5%, with the Bank Rate at 5ΒΌ% and the deposit rate at 5%. The Bank is continuing i...

  • March 27, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

The Impact of Canadian Economic Trends on Mortgage Rates: What You Need to Know

Navigating the world of mortgages can sometimes feel like trying to predict the weather in Canada: just when you think you've got it figured out, th...

  • March 20, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

Unlocking the Door to Home Ownership: Simple Tips to Boost Your Credit Score

Hello, homebuyers and financial enthusiasts! Today, we're diving into a topic that's as crucial as it is misunderstood: your credit score. Think of yo...

  • March 6, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues quantitative tightening

The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at 5%, with the Bank Rate at 5.25% and the deposit rate at 5%. The Bank is continuing ...

  • February 28, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

Decorating Your New Home on a Budget

If you're considering purchasing a new home, you may encounter an unexpected problem. Your old decor doesn't suit your new space. This mismatch be...

  • February 10, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

Managing Your Mortgage Renewal in a High-Rate Environment

Hello homeowners. With interest rates higher than they have been in many years, many of you might be anxious about your upcoming mortgage renewal. I...

  • January 24, 2024
  • Chris Pappas

Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues quantitative tightening

The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at 5%, with the Bank Rate at 5.25% and the deposit rate at 5%. The Bank is continuing ...