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Category: Mortgage Tips & Advice (26 posts)

  • September 12, 2023 @ 10:51 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

The London Mortgage Market: How A London Mortgage Broker Can Help

Navigating the world of mortgages in London can feel like wandering through a complex maze. With so many lenders, interest rates, and mortgage types to consider, finding the right home loan can be a d

  • August 15, 2023 @ 11:03 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a London Mortgage Broker

In the bustling real estate market of London, finding the perfect mortgage for your dream home can be a daunting task. This is where a knowledgeable and experienced mortgage broker comes in. A reputab

  • August 3, 2023 @ 1:08 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

The London Mortgage Maze: How a Broker Simplifies Your Journey

Navigating the world of mortgages in London can feel like wandering through a complex maze. With so many lenders, interest rates, and mortgage types to consider, finding the right home loan can be a d

  • July 5, 2023 @ 11:52 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

THE POWER OF A PRE-APPROVAL: How A London Mortgage Broker Simplifies Your Home Buying Journey

If you're planning to buy a home in London , there's an important step that can significantly ease the process: getting pre-approved for your mortgage. As a trusted London  mortgage broker, we wa

  • June 21, 2023 @ 3:11 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Essential Questions to Ask a London Mortgage Broker

Finding the right mortgage broker is crucial when it comes to securing a home loan in London. A knowledgeable and reliable mortgage broker can guide you through the complex mortgage process and help y

  • June 9, 2023 @ 1:53 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Summer Mortgage Market in London, Ontario

As the summer season arrives in London, Ontario, the real estate market heats up, presenting a unique opportunity for homebuyers and homeowners considering mortgage options. To make the most of this b

  • May 31, 2023 @ 3:49 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Finding the Right London Mortgage Broker: Your Key to a Smooth Home Financing Journey

When it comes to securing a mortgage in London, it's crucial to have an experienced professional by your side who understands the local market and can guide you through the complex process. A knowledg

  • May 24, 2023 @ 12:21 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Finding The Best London Mortgage Broker

When it comes to financing your dream home or investment property in London, finding the right mortgage broker is crucial. An experienced and reliable mortgage broker can navigate the local market, co

  • May 17, 2023 @ 11:21 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

The Spring Market Is Here

Welcome to the vibrant and exciting world of real estate, where the Spring Market is in full swing! As the flowers bloom and the weather warms up, this season brings a surge of activity in the housing

  • May 10, 2023 @ 12:58 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Best Times to House Hunt - London Mortgage Broker

🏠 House hunting made easy! 🗓️ If you're searching for your dream home, mark your calendars for the best days to go shopping with your realtor:   1️⃣ Saturdays: The perfect time for

  • May 1, 2023 @ 3:37 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Mel Gilbert, London Mortgage Broker

If you're looking to buy a house, you're probably going to need a mortgage. And if you're like most people, you want to get the best deal possible. That's where a mortgage broker comes in. And if you'

  • April 17, 2023 @ 8:58 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Navigating the Evolving Ontario Mortgage Market: How a London Mortgage Broker Can Help

The mortgage market in Ontario is constantly evolving, and with the recent changes in interest rates and mortgage rules, it can be difficult to navigate. That's why it's more important than ever to wo

  • November 6, 2020 @ 3:58 PM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

There Are Many Factors That Drive A Buyer’s Or Seller’s Market

There are many factors that drive a buyer’s or seller’s market By Joe RicherRegistrar, Real Estate Council of Ontario.Fri., Nov. 6, 2020 I recently read an article that said

  • December 14, 2018 @ 11:26 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Mortgage Broker vs Banker

Broker vs Banker You want it all: the best available rate with exactly the right features you need to live comfortably with your mortgage and pay if off in record time. If you want the perfect mort

  • July 14, 2017 @ 8:33 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Understanding What The Term ‘Pre-Approval’ Really Involves

  By Jean-Guy Turcotte Red Deer Express Although going through the pre-approval process is more important than ever, the actual term ‘pre-approval’ is often misleading. It rea

  • June 28, 2017 @ 8:50 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Top 10 Rules for Staging Homes from The Stagers

1. Grab them from the curb. You've seen them. Buyers hunkered low in their cars in front of your house, doing drive-bys before deciding whether to request a showing or attend an open

  • September 29, 2016 @ 9:44 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

How Bankruptcy Can Affect A New Mortgage

Paul Attfield The Globe and Mail, Published Monday, Sep. 26, 2016   While going bankrupt is likely not on anyone’s wish list of life experiences, when it does happen it needs to be dealt

  • September 8, 2016 @ 9:31 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

A Look At The Closing Date For The Buyers Lawyer

A Look At The Closing Date For The Buyer’s Lawyer Dylan Nose, Ottawa Sun Sept 8, 2016 Purchasers always ask us if they can have the keys to their new property early in the morning on the clo

  • August 23, 2016 @ 9:49 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Want to Buy a Home in the Next 5 Years? 5 Things You Should Do Now

Buying a home is a lot like running a marathon. Very few people can just decide to up and do it in the next day or two. It takes preparation, patience and perseverance. If you're looking to buy your

  • June 3, 2016 @ 9:51 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Why Refinancing Your Mortgage May Be A Smart Bet

Samantha Brookes  Founder and CEO of Mortgages of Canada with 14 years of experience specializing in mortgages, debt consolidation, and refinancing. Why Refinancing Your Mortgage May Be A S

  • April 22, 2016 @ 9:57 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

A Millennials Guide To Buying A House

ROB CARRICK The Globe and Mail Congratulations to a couple we’ll call Bob and Carol on the purchase of their first home. Bob was nervous about buying into a market he considers ov

  • April 11, 2016 @ 9:51 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Buying a House Before Yours Sells? A Bridge Loan Can Help

By CHRIS ATCHISON, Special to The Globe and Mail Shopping for homes in a red-hot market is no easy task.Just ask Caleigh and Rory Amelio, who recently relocated to Caledon, Ont., after selling thei

  • March 3, 2016 @ 11:02 AM
  • Posted by Mel Gilbert, AMP

Hunting For A Lower Mortgage Rate Could Cost You

Moving a collateral mortgage could set you back $1,000 by Craig Wong, The Canadian Press February 18th, 2016 Online only.   1 OTTAWA – Homebuyers tend to shop around for the be

  • April 8, 2015 @ 7:29 PM
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4 Strategies That Can Help You Get PreApproved

So, you've decided to take the big step and look into getting what will likely be the biggest loan of your entire life: a mortgage. Applying for a mortgage can be a bit of a nerve-wracking process, es

  • February 23, 2015 @ 12:54 PM
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5 easy ways to be mortgage free sooner!

We all know that paying off a mortgage as early as possible makes good financial sense. You’ll save significant interest costs and free up money for RRSPs and other investments, and changing l

  • September 30, 2014 @ 7:10 PM
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2 Out of 3 Do Not shop at Renewal

Every now and then we see a mortgage stat that’s a jaw-dropper. This finding from Manulife Bank is one of them. It suggests there are a lot more people with money to burn than one might expec