The Mortgage Crusher Blog
Mortgage Rates and Insights in No Particular Order.
Mortgage Rates, Products and Insights in No Particular Order Mortgages are NOT an investment, they are the debt (leverage) to help you buy real estate, which is the actual investment. This mental shift is key, knowing fixed rates or variable rates have pros and cons but the purpose of the mortgage is to buy real…Read More
What You Need to Know About the Down Payment for Rental Property
Have you been playing with the idea of investing in rental properties? If yes, then maybe it’s time to stop thinking about it and start acting. Do you know that one well-managed rental property can become the foundation for building a reliable source of income during retirement? Did you also know that a single…Read More
Quick Mortgage/Market Update during Covid19
Here is a quick update on the market, in a quick point form fashion which I would be happy to elaborate more on if needed! 🙂 Here is some good news (mortgage related) to brighten your day: – RATES. It is a roller coaster to say the least. We have seen them slide lately in…Read More
My Mortgage Toolbox App! Run your numbers now!
Dominion Lending’s My Mortgage Toolbox App … or what I like to call, The Mortgage Crusher App! 😉 Now you can run numbers 24/7 and get some very accurate pre-qualification numbers if you are in a time crunch. Or maybe you simply want to know where you stand financially, but are not ready to apply…Read More
Everyone seems to be taking a 5 year fixed rate, should you as well?
Everyone seems to be taking a 5 year fixed rate, should you as well? You are about to make an offer on a home and you now have to decide on the dreaded question, â€œwhat type of mortgage product should I take?â€ It is an important question and can be a bit complicated weighing the…Read More
Why your Interest Rate should be #3 on your Priority List
Why your Interest Rate should be #3 on your Priority List The advice I am about to give will seem very backwards coming from a mortgage broker. As much as it pains me to admit I am not the â€œbe all end allâ€ when it comes to the real estate purchase transaction, it is the…Read More
WE ARE MOVING!
WE ARE MOVING! I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is we are moving and the space is absolutely gorgeous. I am very excited to call this my new office. The bad new is summer is over and kids are back to school and the regular “grind” has begun. I…Read More
CMP Young Guns award recipient! Thank you!
CMP Young Guns award recipient! Thank you! I made the list!!! Thank you!!! These are always the most awkward posts of the year for me, but I have to say thank you because I do not receive any awards without YOU! I have made it back on the list for the national CMP Young Guns…Read More
Should I get a car loan to build my credit???
Should I get a car loan to build my credit??? Great question! It honestly is. I find the question “should I get a car loan?” is born out of legitimate questioning from a client wanting to make their credit score better and fast… Rather than, “how can I get a sweet new ride and say…Read More
THANK YOU! This past weekend was our Dominion Lending Centres awards night and annual meeting. Thank you friends, family and clients!!! 2016 was an amazing year for me and I couldn’t have done it without all of you…seriously! This is typically my least favourite post because it is awkward for me to brag about the…Read More