mortgages: August Already? - 08/01/13 09:54 AM
We can all feel it, can’t we?  As soon as we turn the page on our calendars to August, we know that there isn’t much left of summer so we try to squeeze in as much time outdoors as we can.  We don’t want to think about anything but how much more summer we can get before we start to change our wardrobes and our schedules.  In my neighbourhood, I see excitement starting for the little ones as they think that school is just about to start and they get to wear new clothes and use those clean books and sharp … (2 comments)

mortgages: Mortgages: Bank vs Mortgage Broker - 04/07/11 02:02 PM
When meeting with a client for the first time, I try to gather as much information about the buyers as I can while keeping the buyers as comfortable as possible. We have to discuss finances. Not a comfortable subject when you don't know eachother. It is very important to get your finances in order as you start your journey into home purchase. The more information that you can gather, the easier your journey will become. One of the mortgage broker's that I have recommended in the past has provided some information that might be useful to you. Read on and make … (2 comments)

mortgages: Interest Rates Update, Mississauga - 09/08/10 02:41 PM
Thank you Kristian Harris of Monster Mortgage for the following article. Great up-to-date information that keeps us on our toes. I got this just as the news came out regarding the rise in interest rates. It's not much and as you will see in the article. It still keeps the rate by the Bank of Canada low and affordable my many.Enjoy the article. If you have any questions after you have read it, feel free to contact me at 416 427 1875 or Kristian at 416 818-1645.Interest Rates Go Up...even with .25% increase the variable is still attractive at 2.35%...Carney hikes … (0 comments)

mortgages: Home Alone? Not Anymore! - 07/26/10 02:42 PM
Home alone - not anymore. Your adult child is back. Is It Time To Downsize?Call ‘em Boomerang Kids or KIPPERS (Kids In Parents' Pockets Eroding Retirement Savings) - but by any name, the number of adult children living with their parents is on the rise. And for Boomers, that can be a double whammy because many are being sandwiched between caring for their adult children and for their aging parents.A recent survey of Boomers revealed that four-in-ten who care for both children and parents say they have been forced to reduce the amount they're investing for retirement, one-quarter say they have … (2 comments)

mortgages: Mortgage Rates Update - 07/21/10 01:41 PM
By now we have all heard that the Bank of Canada has raised the interest rate another quarter point. It was in the paper early this morning. The prediction is that it will go up some more by the end of the year.As I have been telling my buyers, this is an opportune time to purchase a home and still get a great interest rate. Do this before rates go up some more. There are plenty of homes on the market so there is choice. With many enjoying the holiday season and all the activities that come with the summer, it … (0 comments)

mortgages: Elegant Homes in Lorne Park and Churchill Meadows, Fine Homes in 905, Call Betty Bart at 416 427 1875, Mortgages - 03/24/09 12:35 PM
Concerned About Mortgage Rates?Consider the security of a fixed rate mortgage.Your home is one of the most exciting -- and most important -- investments you will ever make. Don't let mortgage interest rate concerns get in the way. Instead, put your mind at ease with the security of a fixed rate mortgage.Security that's "locked in".As the name implies, a fixed rate mortgage offers a specific interest rate that is fixed, or "locked in", for the term of the mortgage. It means you will know exactly what to expect, including:
- the interest rate of your mortgage - the amount of your … (0 comments)

mortgages: Elegant Lorne Park and Churchill Meadows Homes for Sale, Fine Homes in 905, Call Betty Bart at 416 427 1875, First Time Home Buyers - 03/12/09 01:34 AM
Great news in the Toronto Star this morning, March 12th 2009 -- First Time buyers eye house bargains by Tony Wong. He states that, "If there is an upside to a recession, it's the inevitability that stuff gets cheaper. Falling home prices may be hard on developers, but they can spark opportunity for first-time buyers -- if the price is right". I have said this all along, Buyers are skittish and are waiting for prices and interest rates to go down.Well, prices are reasonable with still more deals to be made, and interest rates could not be lower.Then, we get a … (0 comments)

mortgages: Prestigious Lorne Park, Fine Homes in 905, Elegant Churchill Meadows, Homes for Sale - 02/20/09 12:58 PM
Waiting for Better Fixed RatesThis article is credited to Kristian Harris of Monster Mortgage. If you would like further information contact Betty Bartusevicius or Kristian.One of our lenders sent this to me and it helps explain how and when FIXED Rates moved compared to how and when VARIABLE Rates move. Thought this may good information for people to have!February 18, 2009 Waiting for Better Fixed Rates The Bank of Canada's next interest rate announcement is just two weeks away, and many mortgage shoppers are fixated on it. We've probably spoken to a dozen people in the last week who want a … (0 comments)

mortgages: Elegant Lorne Park and Churchill Meadows Homes for Sale, Fine Homes in 905, Mississauga - 01/19/09 11:55 PM
There was a fresh line reported in the Toronto Sun by Stephen Dupuis. It stated, "A new year, a fresh start". This is so positive, that I would like to share this with everyone.The second half of 2008 is part of a year that we all would like to forget. Let's hope this year is a little less exciting, hope that there is a lot less negativity in relation to real estate news. The comparison between what is happening in the U.S. housing market and a projected similar outcome for Canada has been blogged and reported to death. At one point, … (0 comments)

mortgages: Fine Homes in 905, Elegant Homes in Lorne Park and Churchill Meadows, Mississauga Real Estate - 01/12/09 11:50 AM
Buying a Home with a Challenged Credit Are you fed up with making the monthly mortgage payments for your landlord--helping him get richer and richer--while you throw away your own hard-earned money? Are you sick and tired of making payments month after month, yet having nothing of value to show for it? You're not alone. Now there's good news for people who are tired of pouring their money into someone else's investment... People with credit challenges can still buy a home, even now after the housing and mortgage meltdown. In fact, it's better than before, because those risky teaser (6 month … (0 comments)

mortgages: Buyers Are No Longer Waiting but are on Strike - 11/22/08 11:20 AM
Many have read the Toronto Star this morning and the big headline in the Business Section: "Home Buyers Play Waiting Game". There is a lot of truth to this statement. I hear it all the time from buyers and from sellers.I have done many open houses in the last few months and have seen lots of traffic, also, but these visitors seem to want to wait and see what happens. Buyers are waiting for prices to come down even further, and sellers are panicking because the listings are not selling as quickly as they were at the beginning of the year. … (1 comments)

 
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