17 May

Getting a Mortgage When You’re New to Canada.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

Getting a Mortgage When You’re New to Canada. has seen a surge of international migration over the last few years. In 2019, we welcomed a total of 313,580 immigrants to the country! This is an increase of 40,000 individuals when compared to 2017 numbers. According to planned immigration levels, it is estimated that Canada will […]

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29 Mar

Top 5 reasons to stay in the home you love as you age.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

Top 5 Reasons to Stay in the Home You Love as You Age. According to a report by Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, 86% of Canadian baby boomers and older homeowners want to live in their home for as long as possible. However, given the challenges associated with aging – such as reduced mobility […]

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19 Mar

Canadian Economy Ended 2020 On An Extremely Upbeat Note.

General

Posted by: Leeah Holle

Strong Canadian Economic Growth in Q4 and January This morning’s Stats Canada release showed that economic growth in the final quarter of last year was a surprisingly strong 9.6% (annualized). The surge in growth in January was even more interesting, estimated at a 0.5% (not annualized) pace. If these numbers pan out, it means that Canada […]

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12 Mar

More about Dominion Lending Centres

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

We are Canada’s largest and fastest-growing mortgage brokerage! We have more than 2,800 Mortgage Professionals from more than 350 locations across the country! Our Mortgage Professionals are Experts in their field and many are ranked among the best nationally. We work for you, not the lenders, so your best interests will always be our number […]

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10 Mar

Preparing for the Spring Market. Tips for buying or selling.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

Spring is almost here! To help you get prepared for the Spring market, I have put together some details on what you need to know whether you’re buying or selling! Selling this Spring? Here are some great tips for those of you looking to sell your home this Spring! Hire an Experienced Realtor: Before preparing your home […]

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19 Feb

Using equity to buy another house.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

You might think of home equity and see Kurt Browning, the Canadian Olympic figure skater from the CHIP reverse mortgage commercials. You may also think that it’s something retired folks use to top up their living expenses. But did you know you can use your existing home equity to invest in another property to buy […]

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16 Feb

Rate Holds Explained.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

If you shopping for a home, or have worked with a mortgage professional in the past, you’ve most likely heard of rate holds before. If not, it is something that every potential homeowner should be aware of. This is especially true for the application process as it has some great benefits for active shoppers. If […]

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11 Feb

Why all the talk around rising interest rates in Canada?

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

Over the past few days, Canadian media has been crackling with speculation over the future of interest rates in Canada. With the Bank of Canada holding its overnight interest rate at the effective lower bound of 0.25% as recently as January 20, the sudden explosion of rate-rise paranoia comes as somewhat of a surprise. Just […]

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9 Feb

About Dominion Lending Centres

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Leeah Holle

With access to more than 230 lending institutions, including big banks, credit unions and trust companies, our licensed team of mortgage professionals is familiar with a vast array of available mortgage products – ranging from first-time homebuyer programs to financing for the self-employed to financing for those with credit blemishes. And, best of all, Dominion […]

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