Minimize your mortgage, and you could win up to $100,000

Minimize your mortgage, and you could win up to $100,000

Did you know that you could win $100,000 just for using Mortgage Design Group for your mortgage? To date, Mortgage Alliance, our head company, has awarded $800,000 in mortgage prizes to its lucky winners. Every customer that arranges a mortgage with a Mortgage...
Home prices still rising

Home prices still rising

The Bank of Canada announced at its rate setting meeting on July 13th that it will maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 0.5%. This is good news, as this interest rate affects the interest on your variable rate mortgage, new mortgages, and even loans. The...
10 ways to prevent flooding in your basement

10 ways to prevent flooding in your basement

Even if you’ve never experienced flooding in your basement, it doesn’t mean that you’re immune to basement flooding. Flooding generally occurs during heavy rainfalls or because of melting snow. While you may not be immune to flooding, there are steps you can take to...
Calgary home sales are down but number of homes are on the rise

Calgary home sales are down but number of homes are on the rise

According to the Calgary Real Estate Board, the benchmark selling price of the typical home in Calgary last month was sitting at $440,400. The price is up 1.1% from $439,700 in May but is still nearly $20,000 below the selling price from a year ago. “The...
2 huge reasons to avoid banks when buying a home

2 huge reasons to avoid banks when buying a home

When it’s time to buy a house, many homebuyers visit the institution where they do all their banking. Once they get their mortgage, any renewals or future mortgages often remain with that bank. The thing is that most people who do this do it out of convenience, not...