Welcoming the spring housing market

Welcoming the spring housing market

Winter is finally over, and the spring real estate market is upon us. Demand for housing is still strong, and fears of a bubble seem to be old news now. As mentioned in CMHC’s recent National Housing Outlook: Overall, despite the uncertainty surrounding recent oil...
Should I rent or buy? What to ask yourself before choosing

Should I rent or buy? What to ask yourself before choosing

At some point in our lives, many of us ask ourselves the same question: should I keep renting or should I buy my own home? Buying a home has several attractive perks, including financial security, flexibility, and stability. That being said, it’s not for everyone. How...
10 mortgage terms every homebuyer should know

10 mortgage terms every homebuyer should know

Taking out a mortgage with your bank can be intimidating, what with all the numbers and lingo your mortgage agent throws at you. At Mortgage Design Group, we try to change that by meeting with you one on one to discuss every option available and making sure you...
Bank of Canada keeps rate steady; mortgage rates still super low

Bank of Canada keeps rate steady; mortgage rates still super low

The Bank of Canada announced today that—unlike their cut to interest rates 6 weeks ago—they’re keeping interest rates steady at 0.75%, signalling to lenders that it’s not quite time for more change yet. The economy delivering on expectations was the reason the bank...