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How Does an Appraisal Work on My Property?

It can not be stressed enough that you need to bring a recent appraisal of your property to any meeting with a lender. All Ontario-based lenders including the big banks, trust companies/credit unions, and any private lending option will be assessing this appraisal very carefully.

How to Access Equity Quickly in Your Home

When contemplating a second mortgage on your property there is reason to be optimistic. There are many advantages to exploring the option of accessing existing equity in your home for various short-term financial goals.

What are Some of the Reasons to Apply for Private Mortgage Financing?

What if your credit is damaged? Owning a home does allow those who may have poor credit or reduced income to take out second mortgages for a number of financial objectives. Reasons to take a second mortgage can include the need to pay off existing debts, pay for any much-needed renovations, pay off legal fees or arrears if in mortgage default, and other pressing financial reasons.

Interest Rates May remain Low for Now but Mortgage Stress Tests are Set to Head Northward

The Federal Government and the Bank of Canada have recognized the danger of taking on too much mortgage debt for several years now. A few years back, similar to what we are currently experiencing, the banks could afford to offer discounts on associated interest rates on different mortgage types. There became a need to assess what a homeowner could truly afford given a change of even 1% in their mortgage rate.

How to Calculate Interest on a Private Mortgage?

Although interest rates are propelling many Ontario homeowners/borrowers to take out mortgage financing, if you have poor credit the banks are not the answer. Stringent criteria prevent many with damaged credit from obtaining mortgage loans. Learn more