Top 5 reasons to use a Mortgage Alliance broker

Top 5 reasons to use a Mortgage Alliance broker

Mortgage rates and products are constantly changing, and the Canadian market is more competitive than ever before. By choosing a Mortgage Alliance professional, you can access all your mortgage options with just one phone call, one application. Your mortgage...
Down payment changes in Canadian mortgage industry

Down payment changes in Canadian mortgage industry

The federal government recently announced additional changes to the down payment required when financing the purchase of a home. Starting in February 2016, CMHC will require a 10% down payment on the portion of the sales price of any home over $500,000. The 5% down...
5 things to know when choosing a home builder

5 things to know when choosing a home builder

If you’re buying a newly constructed home or require renovations to a resale home, you will be hiring a builder or contractor. Here are 5 things to keep in mind when choosing one: Ask for references; talk to other customers about the builder’s performance. Check with...
3 things each home appraisal should include

3 things each home appraisal should include

Having an independent appraisal done on a property before you make an offer is a good idea. It’ll tell you what the property is worth and help ensure that you don’t pay too much. Your lender can also ask for a recognized appraisal to complete a mortgage loan. The...
How an insurance broker can help you meet your insurance needs

How an insurance broker can help you meet your insurance needs

Lenders insist on property insurance because your property is their security for your loan. An insurance broker can help you with your insurance needs, including property insurance and mortgage life insurance. Property insurance covers the replacement cost of your...

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