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How to get a mortgage if you have bad credit

How to get a mortgage if you have bad credit

July 16, 2019 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

How to get a mortgage if you have bad credit Sometimes, a difficult past is standing in the way of a bright future. Bad credit can do that to you. After all, credit history is an integral part of the ... [read more]

The Low Down On Downpayments

The Low Down On Downpayments

May 13, 2019 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

The lowdown on downpayments I get questions about downpayment all the time! So here is the lowdown on how much you need, and how you might get it. How much do you need? Not surprisingly, most Canad ... [read more]

Federal Budget - What Homebuyers Are To Expect

Federal Budget - What Homebuyers Are To Expect

April 1, 2019 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

This is what the federal budget means for homebuyers The recent federal budget included Housing Affordability Measures that may be applicable to your situation, now or in the future.  There are ... [read more]

Stress Test - What You Need To Know

Stress Test - What You Need To Know

February 4, 2019 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Should you stress about the stress test? What you should know about new mortgage rules. On October 3rd, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that new mortgage rules will include more stringent &l ... [read more]

Monoline Lenders Vs Banks

Monoline Lenders Vs Banks

October 15, 2018 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

What’s a monoline lender and how is it different from a bank? I’m often asked about monoline lenders - who are they, what benefits do they offer, and how do you get access to a monoline ... [read more]

2 Out of 3 Don't Shop at Renewal

2 Out of 3 Don't Shop at Renewal

January 26, 2012 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

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. ... [read more]

Bank of Canada lowers its rate.

Bank of Canada lowers its rate.

January 21, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

The Bank of Canada announced a surprise quarter-percentage-point cut to its key interest rate Wednesday – a move it calls “insurance” against the potentially destructive effects of ... [read more]

Bridge Financing

Bridge Financing

January 22, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Bridge financing can be confusing for some home buyers. And not all lenders offer it but in today's competitive real estate market many home buyers, especially when buying in a desirable neighbourhood ... [read more]

Broker vs Banker

Broker vs Banker

April 24, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

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 ... [read more]

Beware of the NON - pre approval

Beware of the NON - pre approval

June 10, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

As your mortgage broker, I go through the entire pre approval process to make sure that you are qualified.  Lenders normally just only book you a rate.   ... [read more]

Surviving Buying and Selling a Home

Surviving Buying and Selling a Home

July 27, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Smooth move! Nine tips to survive the buy/sell So there’s a move in your future. It can be a stressful juggling act: selling one home, buying another. We deal with this all the time, and have s ... [read more]

Mortgage Shopping Questions

Mortgage Shopping Questions

September 1, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Good day, Today, many clients shop around for their mortgage, but it's important that they understand working with the right mortgage professional is as important as a good rate and product. No ... [read more]

Your Home's Fall Checklist

Your Home's Fall Checklist

September 24, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Your Home's Fall Checklist 09.17.2015 It's time to start thinking about preparing your home for the colder weather; a few little things can make a big difference for your home and save you time and ... [read more]

6 Ways To Boost Your Credit Score

6 Ways To Boost Your Credit Score

October 30, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Six ways to boost your credit score Your credit score is essentially your passport to financial opportunities. With a possible range of 300 to 900, your number tells lenders what kind of a risk you a ... [read more]

Mortgage Brokers In Canada Not Totally Useless, Eh!

Mortgage Brokers In Canada Not Totally Useless, Eh!

November 11, 2015 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

Mortgage brokers in Canada not totally useless, eh: Deloitte  BY JOHN MICHAEL MCGRATH |   Convenience, thy name is America (Image: Woodley Wonderworks) For our neighbours d ... [read more]

Financial bucketlist

Financial bucketlist

January 4, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

What’s on your bucket list? Your bucket list includes all the goals you want to achieve, and the life experiences and dreams you want to fulfill. It’s often viewed as a “to-do& ... [read more]

Mortgage Winter Tune Up

Mortgage Winter Tune Up

January 25, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

     Did you know... ... that just like your car or your home, your mortgage can benefit from a seasonal inspection! Your car gets taken in for regular servicing to keep it ... [read more]

Income Confirmation

Income Confirmation

February 22, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

The Mortgage Kit:  Start with proof of your income We’ve all heard the scout motto “Be prepared”. It’s great advice if you need a mortgage. Assembling everything your ... [read more]

The largest investment you will ever make, is your home...

The largest investment you will ever make, is your home...

March 22, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

For most people, one of the largest investment they ever make, is their home. If you were to look back at what you paid for your home and what it is worth today, you'll probably agree t ... [read more]

5 Ways to Plug Money Leaks

5 Ways to Plug Money Leaks

September 12, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

5 ways to plug the money leaks!   The brisk back-to-work attitude of September makes it a great time to review your finances and particularly your spending. Whether you are saving to buy a home ... [read more]

Which renovations go right to your bottom line?

Which renovations go right to your bottom line?

September 26, 2016 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

  Which renovations go right to your bottom line? Whether you are looking to buy a fixer upper or renovate your existing home to improve the quality of life for you and your family, it’ ... [read more]

Getting Your Home In 5 Easy Steps

Getting Your Home In 5 Easy Steps

March 20, 2018 | Posted by: Dino Pupulin

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