How Mortgage Alliance makes home buying easier

How Mortgage Alliance makes home buying easier

If you are about to take that next big step and purchase your first home, or if you are ready to “move-on-up”, we have the information and resources you need, as well as helpful tips. Pre-approval The pre-approval process will provide you with a specific dollar amount...
Farewell to 2016

Farewell to 2016

What a year 2016 has been, from the many mortgage rule changes in Canada that created great confusion and questions to the most of interesting US elections and now rising interest rates in the US. The US Federal Reserve recently pushed interest rates up by just 0.25%,...
Bank of Canada keeps rate at 0.5%

Bank of Canada keeps rate at 0.5%

Last week, the Bank of Canada sidestepped a cut to its key overnight rate, which it kept at 0.5%. Two months ago, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz mentioned publicly that the Bank of Canada had discussed a possible rate cut in the final quarter of 2016 to spur...
5 things you need to know before renewing your mortgage

5 things you need to know before renewing your mortgage

Did you recently receive a notice from your lending institution reminding you that it’s time to renew your mortgage? No matter how good the offer looks, don’t just sign it and send it back. Bring it in to us, and we’ll see if we can find you a better deal. On the...
4 questions to ask yourself before buying a larger home

4 questions to ask yourself before buying a larger home

Are you in the market for a new home? Perhaps you’ve outgrown your first home, and you’re ready to upgrade to a larger home. Here are 4 questions to ask yourself before buying a larger home? 1. Can I afford it? In most cases a bigger home means more money, which...