Vacation Properties and Second Homes

July 13, 2010  
Filed under Mortgage Options, Purchasing

Are you considering purchasing a quaint little lake cottage or perhaps a hunter’s cabin in the woods? Or maybe you are exploring the benefits of purchasing a house for your kids heading off to the Universities of Calgary or Edmonton? ‘Tis the season, so it’s a great time to explore the various options for mortgage financing when it comes to buying a second, non-rental property. Read more

Variable Rates on Their Way Down

Over the last few weeks one of Home Mortgages Calgary’s mortgage lenders dropped their rates on their Adjustable Rate Mortgage product to prime plus 0.4%. This deal is not as sweet as the prime minus 0.9% rates of yesteryear however, at least we see that conditions are improving. Read more

CMHC Predicts Housing to Bounce Back in 2010

June 1, 2009  
Filed under Housing Market, Purchasing

In a recent article by the financial post, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) said that the Canadian housing market is expected to rebound as of next year. Read more

Your Support Team When Purchasing a Home

December 22, 2008  
Filed under Purchasing

Throughout the process of purchasing your home in Calgary, there are a few key parties that help you along the way. Read more

Buying Your First Home in Calgary

November 27, 2008  
Filed under Purchasing

The task of purchasing your first home in Calgary can be a daunting one, especially considering your home is probably the largest asset you will ever purchase. That is why we want to make the process as stress-free and easy as possible for you. The following are a few things you should do to make sure your home purchase goes as smooth as possible. Read more

Securing a Calgary Mortgage

November 26, 2008  
Filed under Purchasing

Step 1: Contact a Mortgage Broker
The first step towards securing a mortgage is to contact a Calgary mortgage broker, and discuss your mortgage options. This way, you can determine what approach will be best for your particular situation. Additionally, you can get a feel for the mortgage process and complete an application to get the ball rolling! Read more