20 Sep

Title insurance and Home Insurance: Do Homeowners Need Both?.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

It’s a common question and one that deserves a little context. Buying a home is an incredibly exciting event for any new homeowner, but with ownership of any property comes the need to protect it from a range of risks. These could include losses or damages to the home and fraudulent attempts to steal, transfer […]

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14 Sep

10 Mortgage Mistakes.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Whether it is your first house or you’re moving to a new neighborhood, getting approved for a mortgage is exciting! However, even if you have been approved and are simply waiting to close, there are still some things to keep in mind to ensure your efforts are successful. Many homeowners believe that if you have […]

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8 Sep

How to Teach Your Kids About Money.

Money

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

“You’re teaching them way too young,” joked the man next to me and my three girls at the bank machine; clearly he assumed we were taking out cash, and thought it would be funny to tease me about that. “No, man,” I teased back warmly; “I teach my girls to make deposits.” He laughed, I […]

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7 Sep

Are e-signatures in Real Estate Transactions Here to Stay?.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

The pandemic has changed the way we do business. Between home offices and ZOOM meetings, our daily engagements have felt a seismic shift. While some of these changes are temporary fixes, others could prove to be the new normal. If you’ve bought or sold a property in the last year, you’ll recognize some of these […]

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3 Sep

Renting vs. Buying: Pros and Cons

Home Buyer

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Trying to decide if renting or buying is for you? Start by finding out average home prices where you want to live.  Next, make a list of the pros and cons of owning vs renting to see which option is best for you; the following are some examples. RENTING PROS Less maintenance and repairs Lower […]

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2 Sep

Is Home Ownership Right For You?

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make.  To ensure that you make the best choice, ask yourself a few questions.  What do you really want in a home?  What is your current financial situation?  What are your financial and lifestyle needs? As a first-time buyer; you might not be […]

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31 Aug

The Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Report and its Impact on You.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

The Bank of Canada (BoC) released its latest Monetary Policy Report (MPR) last week, and the outlook is optimistic. With the economy re-opening, vaccinations on the rise, and supply chains finding relief from the bottleneck they’ve experienced, the future looks promising. What impact does the MPR have on you? What are the implications for mortgages? […]

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26 Aug

Download my Home Buyers Guide!

Home Buyer

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

My Home Buyers Guide contains everything you need to know about the mortgage process! It not only explains the mortgage process; but, it also offers planning tips, what to expect and what you will need to have ready, explains the different types of mortgages, lists common costs involved and contains a glossary of common terms! […]

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26 Aug

All About Reverse Mortgages.

Mortgage Tips

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

While there are many different mortgage options out there, there is one type of mortgage available for seniors: a reverse mortgage. This article will be your comprehensive guide to reverse mortgages, what they bring to the table, and how they may be beneficial. what is a reverse mortgage? The simplest explanation for this is that […]

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11 Aug

Choosing Your Mortgage Broker.

Lifestyle

Posted by: Tyler Cowle

There is a little doubt that the biggest purchase of your life will be your home. When embarking on your homeownership journey, having the right support and information will make all the difference. Fortunately, a mortgage broker can help! With access to more than 230 lending institutions including big banks, credit unions and trust companies, […]

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