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Oakville Mortgage Broker - Fixed V Variable

The Difference Between Fixed and Variable Rate Mortgages

I’ve been working as a mortgage broker in Oakville for many years.  One of the questions that new home buyers ask a lot is what the difference is between a fixed rate and a variable rate mortgage.  Simply put, a fixed rate means that your rate won’t change and an adjustable-rate means the interest rate can rise and fall with the economy.

Now, this can be a bit tricky, because a …

  • Posted: August 13, 2019
  • Tags: Mortgages
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Homeowner Tips for Summer in Canada

Homeowner Tips for Summer in Canada
Being an Oakville mortgage broker in Canada, I’ve seen the damage that can be done to homes that aren’t maintained regularly.  We get some harsh weather during the winter months, which means it isn’t easy to get on top of home maintenance until the warmer weather arrives.  With summer upon us, there are some maintenance tips I’d like to share to help you get your …

  • Posted: July 8, 2019
  • Tags: Mortgages
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Mortgage Options for Self-Employed Individuals in Canada

It’s not always easy to get a traditional mortgage if you are self-employed.  With some of the stricter lending rules that have been implemented over the years, and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation doing away with mortgages for the self-employed, it’s made things a bit harder.

Going through an Oakville mortgage broker, however, may make things a bit easier.  One of the main issues is being able to show enough …

  • Posted: June 7, 2019
  • Tags: Mortgages
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Documents You Need to Apply for a Mortgage

Documents You Need to Apply for a Mortgage
Shopping for a new home can be exciting, especially when you’ve found your dream home, put your offer in, and have it accepted. This means it’s time to go to your Oakville mortgage broker to apply for a mortgage.
There are several documents that you will need to have with you when applying for a mortgage, and it’s a good idea to get these …

Mortgage Pre-Payment Options - Oakville Mortgage Broker

Mortgage Pre-Payment Options

Are you currently a homeowner and are looking to pay off your loan quicker by making larger payments per month? Or maybe you would like to pay off your loan entirely? Well, if this is you, then you should consider different mortgage pre-payment options. These are options that allow you to make these payments to your loan without being penalised.

So, to help you get started, your local Oakville mortgage broker …

  • Posted: April 4, 2019
  • Tags: Mortgages
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Pre-Qual vs Pre-App - Oakville Mortgage Broker

Pre-Qualification vs Pre-Approval

One thing first-time homeowners try to figure out is what the first step should be when beginning the home buying and Oakville mortgage application process. Now many people are aware that buying a home is not a cheap process. In fact, this purchase will most likely be the biggest expense you ever make. This is why it is so important to be organized with your finances and with your monthly …

  • Posted: March 19, 2019
  • Tags: Mortgages
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Oakville Mortgage Broker - Top First Time Home Buyer Pitfalls

Top First Time Home Buyer Pitfalls to Avoid

If you are purchasing a home for the first time, it is only common that there may be some pitfalls along the way. But to prevent these drawbacks from happening, your local Oakville mortgage broker with Loewen Group Mortgages has listed the top first time home buyer pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Pitfall #1: Not Knowing Your Affordability
Many homeowners make the mistake of looking for homes when they do not …

  • Posted: February 7, 2019
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Oakville Mortgage Broker - Oakville Market Update

Oakville Market Update

The holiday season is officially here. Cookies are baking in the oven, festive holiday lights are being hung on the house, and a Christmas tree in the living room for you to put your gifts for loved ones under are just a few of the holiday traditions that can convince any potential buyer to make their first home purchase.

Buying a home this time of year not only means you can …

  • Posted: January 8, 2019
  • Tags: Mortgages
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Top Home Renovations That Pay Off - Oakville Mortgage Brokers

Top Home Renovations that Pay Off

Fixer Upper, Property Brothers, Flip or Flop, and Great Canadian Homes are just some of the many home improvement shows on HGTV that can really entice anyone to renovate their home.

If you are considering selling your home in the near future there are a few things you should consider before you put your house for sale on the market. This starts with deciding whether or not you are interested …

  • Posted: December 6, 2018
  • Tags: Mortgages
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Oakville Mortgage - Benefits of Homeownership

Benefits of Homeownership

What better time of year to become a homeowner than right now. With the cooler weather officially upon us and the holiday season in our midst, now is an excellent time to take the initiative a purchase your dream home. Nothing gets consumers in the buying mood more than walking around and seeing festive holiday decorations, such as pumpkins and decorative wreaths on the front of people’s houses.

Not only are …

  • Posted: November 5, 2018
  • Tags: Mortgages
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