27 May

ZERO DOWN PAYMENT MORTGAGE–DOES IT EXIST?

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

Did you know that you can buy a home with ZERO down payment?? If a home purchase is your goal this year but you aren’t able to save up enough of a down payment, you may qualify for a low or zero down payment mortgage. One of our Lenders is offering a great zero down […]

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20 Mar

WOULD A CO-SIGNER ENABLE YOU TO QUALIFY FOR A MORTGAGE?

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

There seems to be some confusion about what it actually means to co-sign on a mortgage… and any time there is there is confusion about mortgages, it’s time to chat with your trusted Dominion Lending Centres mortgage professional! Let’s take a look at why you would want to have someone co-sign your mortgage and what […]

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5 Mar

BROKERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

While many people will go to their bank to obtain a mortgage or line of credit, they often feel betrayed by their favourite bank if their application is rejected. One big advantage that we have over banks is that we can send underwriter notes along with the application. Our questions and speaking at length with […]

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25 Feb

5 REASONS WHY YOU DON’T QUALIFY FOR A MORTGAGE

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

It’s not just because of finances. As a mortgage broker I receive calls from people who want to know how to qualify for a mortgage. Most of the time it comes down to finances but there are other reasons as well. Here are the 5 most common reasons why your home mortgage loan application could […]

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25 Feb

MINIMUM DOWN PAYMENTS

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

Are you looking for that new dream home, or anything that will get you out of your current rental property so you can officially become a homeowner? If so, what is the minimum amount you are required to put down? Below are three different purchase price categories. Each one has their own minimum down payment […]

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20 Feb

TAX REBATES FOR HOMEOWNERS

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

It’s getting to be that time of year when we are collecting our tax receipts to file taxes and hopefully get a nice cheque back from CRA. 1st time homebuyer’s Tax Credit If you purchases a home in 2018 don’t forget to apply for the $5,000 tax credit. This could result in up to $750 […]

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14 Feb

HIGH RATIO AND CONVENTIONAL MORTGAGES

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

There are two different types of mortgages when it comes to their balance in relation to the value of your home- high ratio or conventional. When you applying for a mortgage, lenders use a ratio called loan to value. Your loan to value is exactly what it sounds like, the size of your mortgage in […]

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13 Feb

HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOU’RE READY TO BUY HOUSE?

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

Here are 7 signs that you’re ready to buy your first home… 1. You have saved enough for the down payment Most people think the biggest hurdle to overcome when buying a house is saving up a down payment. You normally need to save at least 5% of the purchase price as a down payment. […]

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6 Feb

WHAT QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN CONSIDERING A REFINANCE

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Posted by: Tracy Luciani Price

Many of my clients and friends regularly ask me when or if they should consider a refinance. Here are 4 quick questions that I ask of them. The answer they give me, will very quickly tell me if we should be taking a deeper look at the mortgage refinance options available to them. What do […]

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