9 Jan

Post Holiday Debt? Consolidate today!

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

The holidays are a season of giving and often times, households can often find themselves carrying some extra debt as we enter the New Year. If you happen to be someone currently struggling with some post-holiday debt, that’s okay! Whether you’ve accumulated multiple points of debt from credit cards or are dealing with other loans […]

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22 Dec

5 House Hunting Mistakes To Avoid

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Buying a home is one of the largest investments you will ever make! In order to make your home hunting experience the best it can be, there are a few key mistakes to avoid and be aware of before you start your journey: Not Getting Pre-Approved: One of the most important aspects of buying a home […]

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21 Nov

When Higher Rates Can Be Better!

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

When it comes to getting a mortgage, there is a common misperception that a low rate is the most important factor. However, while your rate does matter for your mortgage, it is not the only component to consider. If you’re looking to get a mortgage, these are some other important factors that you should look […]

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14 Nov

So, You Want To Be A Landlord?.

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Are you dreaming about owning a rental property and making some extra income each month? Before diving into becoming a landlord, there are some things you should know from the advantages and disadvantages to some tips when it comes to buying a rental property. Advantages of Owning a Rental Property If you’re looking to purchase […]

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27 Sep

Second Mortgages: What You Need to Know.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

One of the biggest benefits to purchasing your own home is the ability to build equity in your property. This equity can come in handy down the line for refinancing, renovations, or taking out additional loans – such as a second mortgage. What is a second mortgage? First things first, a second mortgage refers to […]

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3 Aug

Adapt Your Finances

Budget

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

The latest news has been focused on rising interest rates, surging inflation, and economic uncertainty with suggestions that the Canadian economy could be tripped into recession. With all this information circulating, now is a good time to discuss ways to adapt your finances and protect your future. Fortunately, there are a few key things you […]

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16 Jun

Insurance Products

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

People don’t always want to talk about home insurance, but when it comes to your house there is no better investment than insurance. But, with the number of insurance products available, it can be hard to know where to start! While it can seem overwhelming, it’s a good idea to get familiar with the basics […]

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8 Jun

How Bridge Financing Works

Bridge Financing

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

How Bridge Financing Works. In life, things rarely go as planned. This is especially true when it comes to real estate! When it comes to buying a new home, in a perfect world, most of us would like to take possession of their new residence before having to move out of the old one. This […]

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31 May

9 Reasons People Break Their Mortgage

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Did you know, approximately 60 percent of people break their mortgage before their mortgage term matures? While this is not necessarily avoidable, most homeowners are blissfully unaware of the penalties that can be incurred when you break your mortgage contract – and sometimes, these penalties can be painfully expensive. Below are some of the most […]

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19 May

Changing Your Financial Direction!

General

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Did You Know? The average Canadian owes $23,000 in consumer debt and has at least 2 credit cards. Source: CBC.ca If you live paycheque to paycheque, the idea of somehow having enough money to invest and eventually have financial freedom seems about the furthest thing possible. But experts in financial education like to point out, no […]

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