calgary mortgages: Cash Back Mortgages now available in Calgary - 04/03/13 01:57 AM
We are very pleased to announce that as of March 2013 we are once again able to offer 0 down mortgages / Cash Back mortgages across Alberta through our Credit Union partners. With the recent changes to Zero Down mortgages in Canada this a great option for anyone that has been unable to save for a down payment but has a good credit history.
The cash back mortgage is only available on a 5 year fixed interest term and the interest rate is typically set at the 5 year posted rate for this type of financing. Today’s rate on the 5% … (2 comments)

calgary mortgages: Zero Down Mortgages and Alternative Down Payment options in Calgary - 12/04/12 12:12 AM
In today’s economy there any many people that would like to buy a home who could qualify for a mortgage and cover the monthly payments but simply have not been able to save up the minimum 5% down payment required.  In the past the Canadian government offered a program for Zero Down Mortgages however due to recent regulation changes that program is no longer available leaving many families thinking they have no options but we have solutions!  There are several mortgage programs we offer that can meet the needs of potenial home buyers that need help with a downpayment.
 
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calgary mortgages: New Calgary Mortgage Rates For June 2012 - 06/04/12 12:27 AM
The new low mortgage rates available in Calgary are creating an incredible opportunity for families to be able to get their dream home, upgrade to a larger home, or even finally get that vacation property they have always wanted. The rates are also ideal for existing home owners looking for a way to save money on their bills and reduce their interest rates on consumer debts like credit cards and loans. Because we have access to hundreds of banks and lenders from across Canada we are able to provide you with the lowest rates and best terms available - including zero … (0 comments)

calgary mortgages: Calgary's Mortgage Broker Annouces Reverse Mortgage / Retirement Mortgage Solutions - 04/24/12 01:16 AM
We are very pleased to announce that we are now offering Reverse Mortgages / Retirement Mortgages in Calgary with the Canadian Home Income Plan (CHIPs).  If you own your own home and you are over the age of 55 you can have the fincial freedom you deserve.
 
                           
 
The CHIP Home Income Plan has helped thousands of Canadian over the age of 55 who are looking for a simple, sensible way to unlock the value in their homes - homes that they're very comfortable in and don't want to have to sell.  "CHIP helps me get the … (0 comments)

calgary mortgages: How Mortgage Brokers work for you in Canada - 03/29/12 09:04 AM
One of the primary benefits of utilizing a Mortgage Broker in Calgary is that we invite Canada's leading banks, credit unions, financial institutions, and mortgage lenders to compete for your business with their lowest possible rate and best terms.
 
Instead of spending countless hours on the phone and in appointments, facing multiple credit checks (which badly damages your credit rating) and filling out the same forms over and over - you have just one application form to complete and one credit check and we do everything else. We work for you not the banks or lenders so you are … (0 comments)

calgary mortgages: New Home Construction Increases for Sixth Straight Month in Calgary - 03/01/12 06:54 AM
The Calgary real estate market continues to grow for the sixth straight month new home starts increased compared to the same timeframe in 2011. A strong economy and a positive outlook for the future of our city in jobs, household incomes, and business are significant factors contributing to the increases.
There were 786 housing starts in January, up from 518 during the same month last year According to CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation). The most significant gains were in the metro Calgary area with 271 homes in the ground – a gain of almost at 36%. Also leading the way … (1 comments)

calgary mortgages: Refinancing for Renovations – Bathrooms - 02/29/12 03:08 AM
With rising costs of new houses in Canada many home owners are taking advantage of the current low interest rates and choosing to leverage the equity in their homes to do renovations that will increase their living space or update the look and feel of their homes. One of the most common upgrades is bathrooms – either modernizing a current one or adding an additional bathroom to the house.
We spoke with Insight Developments – Calgary Bathroom Renovation Experts – and asked them for a few tips for home owners that are getting refinancing to do a renovation that includes a … (0 comments)

calgary mortgages: How to calculate what you can afford for your mortgage payment - 11/22/11 04:01 AM
 
One of the first steps in buying a home is to understand what your actual price range is – this is determined by 2 primary factors: how much you have for a down payment and what you can qualify for as your monthly payment based on your income and expenses.
 
To help you figure out what that monthly payment amount can be CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) has developed a great new free tool that takes you through a series of questions about your finances and calculates what you can potentially be approved for.  As all mortgages in … (2 comments)

calgary mortgages: Strong Housing Market in Calgary Continues to Improve in 2011 - 11/02/11 04:55 AM
 
The housing market is a significant indicator of a city’s economic state, quality of life and lifestyle, and of future growth.  In Calgary the future looks bright!  According to CREB® (Calgary Real Estate Board) residential sales in Calgary increased 8% over October’s year to date sales in 2010 for a total of 16,184. 
 
Low unemployment, price stability, the low mortgage rates available, and overall positive economic outlook for the region are all contributing to this increase.  These factors are combining with positive growth in the commercial real estate market and demand for office space in the downtown core … (0 comments)

 
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