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Category: Mortgage News For You (10 posts)

  • March 21, 2017 @ 3:14 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

Less mortgage. Higher rate. What gives?

  Think that mortgage rates are suddenly very confusing? It’s not your imagination. New Canadian mortgage rules have changed the way lenders operate in Canada. The good news is that you&rs

  • March 1, 2016 @ 5:47 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

Powell River Mortgage Broker

Meet Monica Peckford Monica Peckford, Powell River mortgage broker has been serving the local area for almost 15 years.  Areas serviced are Powell River and Sunshine Coast, Whistler, Squamish

  • April 16, 2015 @ 4:14 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

FACEOFF: Bank vs. Broker

  We’re in hockey playoffs, so let’s talk about the faceoff: bank versus broker.  The fact is, there’s really no contest on this one. The broker wins the faceoff every tim

  • March 2, 2015 @ 4:42 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

10 STEPS TO HOME OWNERSHIP. UNDERSTANDING THE MORTGAGE PROCESS

10 STEPS TO HOME QWNERSHIP. UNDERSTANDING THE MORTGAGE PROCESS.  Dreaming of being in your very own home in Powell River this summer? Maybe it’s not as far away as you think. In fact, yo

  • October 3, 2014 @ 3:53 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

Use your mortgage to pull debt together and save for retirement

Perhaps too much debt has made your monthly cash flow tight, putting you under some financial pressure and making it almost impossible to save for retirement.  With the right plan in place, it ma

  • October 3, 2014 @ 3:40 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

The ins and outs of Pre-Approvals

The ins and outs of pre-approvals When you’re house hunting, it’s a great idea to know the amount of mortgage you qualify for, your monthly payments, and that your interest rate will be

  • September 3, 2014 @ 2:57 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

The biggest mortgage decision: bank or broker?

If you’re like most Canadian homeowners, chances are you didn’t buy the first house you saw. You browsed some listings, you walked around some neighbourhoods, or drove around to find a few

  • April 10, 2014 @ 5:42 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

Purchase Plus Improvements Mortgage

Many homebuyers looking at older properties find themselves in a common predicament: they’ve found a property that suits them, but it needs some costly and immediate upgrades.  Many buyers

  • March 7, 2014 @ 2:11 PM
  • Posted by Monica Peckford

Mortgage before May: Rising mortgage insurance premiums bump up costs

Mortgage before May: Rising mortgage insurance premiums bump up costs If you’re in the market for a mortgage, and have less than 20 per cent downpayment, then you might want to get

  • January 26, 2012 @ 1:30 AM
  • Posted by Roar Admin

2 Out of 3 Don't 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 expect.