How to Choose a Mortgage Broker

How to Choose a Mortgage Broker

How to Choose the Right Mortgage Broker Before we can choose the right mortgage broker, we have to know what Mortgage Brokers do and how they can help us.  What is a mortgage broker?  A mortgage broker is essentially a mediator between you & the lender. They shop...
Pre-Qualified Vs Pre-Approved

Pre-Qualified Vs Pre-Approved

What Does it Mean to Be Pre-Qualified? The mortgage pre-qualification process can be described as an estimated version of a mortgage pre-approval. To get pre-qualified, potential buyers would have to provide their general financials ( income, assets and debt) to the...
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

1. Change your Air Filters Keep your air clean and fresh! Replace your HVAC system’s air filter seasonally as well as the filter in your kitchen range hood. By cleaning your system and maintaining it regularly, you are guaranteed greater efficiency and a healthier...
5 Staging Tips

5 Staging Tips

Statistics show that properties that are properly staged are more likely to sell quicker & for a better price! Here are 5 quick tips to successfully stage your home for selling: 1. Increase horizontal surface space You can do this by keeping desks, countertops,...
5 Kitchen Trends – Still Going Strong

5 Kitchen Trends – Still Going Strong

1. Gold finishes Gold is making its comeback. From faucets to sinks, the glittery finish brightens every kitchen nook. (Plus, it’s an easy switch when the trend fades away.)⁣ 2. Pendant lights And not just any pendant lights…big and bold ones that are a...
First Time Home Buyers – Real Estate Terms in Ontario

First Time Home Buyers – Real Estate Terms in Ontario

Buying a home can be overwhelming, especially for a first time buyer. That’s why we put together a glossary of common home buying terms. Amortization: The period of time required to completely pay off a mortgage debt, if all payments are made on time and the terms of...