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What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, British Columbia?

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, British Columbia?

April 1, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over the years. Especially in the first years of owning y ... [read more]

Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

March 27, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

The Bank of Canada today lowered its target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly ½ percent and the deposit rate is ¼ percent. T ... [read more]

COVID-19 UPDATES AND WHAT HOMEOWNERS NEED TO KNOW

COVID-19 UPDATES AND WHAT HOMEOWNERS NEED TO KNOW

March 25, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Many changes are happening daily as we all try to navigate through these uncertain times. Rumours of lenders allowing and not allowing mortgage deferrals, who does it and who doesn't is leaving p ... [read more]

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief

March 18, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Canada's six largest banks announced plans to provide financial relief to thier clients that may be impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19. For those who qualify, you may be eligible for ... [read more]

Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

March 18, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Home selling season is rapidly approaching. In most cases, spring is the top time to sell a home. One reason spring is the top-selling season is that home buyers align their moving schedule with their ... [read more]

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

March 4, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ... [read more]

Finance Minister Announces changes to the Stress Test

Finance Minister Announces changes to the Stress Test

February 18, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Today, Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, announced changes to the benchmark rate used to determine the minimum qualifying rate for insured mortgages also commonly know as the dreaded 'Stress Test'.&n ... [read more]

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC?

February 18, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will ex ... [read more]

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

February 5, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ... [read more]

How Your Cell Phone Can Affect Your Credit Score

How Your Cell Phone Can Affect Your Credit Score

January 30, 2020 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

How Your Cell Phone Can Affect Your Credit Score   Many consumers believe that car loans, mortgages or lines of credits and other borrowings are the things that affect your credit ... [read more]

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