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Is inflating income, lying on credit applications OK?

2014-09-22 | 08:28:43

Ten percent of Canadians surveyed say it’s okay to inflate your income when applying for a mortgage, according to a new Equifax survey.   And 9% say they have lied on credit card or mortgage applications.   The numbers came as a shock...

Breaking Down Debt: How 4 Different Loans Affect Your Mortgage-Worthiness

2014-09-22 | 08:28:04

Want to get a new mortgage? Then, your credit score is a really big deal — it can make or break your mortgage payments, and ultimately determine whether or not you get the house you want.But before we talk about credit scores, let’s talk...

Four tips to minimize university debt

2014-08-20 | 08:33:39

Four tips to minimize university debtClick here for the full The Globe and Mail article. 

Five-year mortgages holding firm, but just wait...

2014-08-20 | 08:33:00

Five-year mortgages holding firm, but just wait...Rewind seven months and economists were predicting that five-year fixed mortgage rates would creep up a bit this year. But they've done nothing but fall so far. So what happened?Click here for the...

Rich Canadians mortgage their homes by choice

2014-07-18 | 06:45:07

Rich Canadians mortgage their homes by choice.   67% of high net worth Canadians (those with $500,000 or more in  investable assets) with a mortgage have the cash to pay off their home – in full – but don’t, according to a...

Home prices will rise a further 5% by Christmas: TD report

2014-07-18 | 06:44:16

Canada’s housing market will continue to stay hot for the rest of the year, with home prices expected to rise on low interest rates and increased demand, says a report by TD Economics.   The bank upgraded its forecast for the real estate...