Upgrading Your Home? Five Ways To Refresh Your Home This Spring.

General Mark Goode 1 Jun

Are you looking to upgrade your home? With warmer weather and extended sunlight hours, spring is the perfect time to give your home a bit of extra TLC. Here are five renovation projects you can do this spring that can increase your home’s appeal, inside and out: 1. Repave your driveway. You may have noticed that […]

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Frequently Asked (and not so frequently!) Mortgage Questions

General Mark Goode 25 May

New to mortgages? Have questions but not sure where to start? We have the answers! What is the best interest rate I can qualify for? Your credit score plays a big role in the interest rate you can qualify for. The riskier you appear as a borrower, the higher your rate will be. While it […]

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What is the First Time Homebuyer Incentive?

General Mark Goode 21 Apr

    The first-time homebuyer incentive program is a shared-equity mortgage with the Canadian government that helps qualified first-time buyers reduce their monthly mortgage payments to better afford a home! The Incentive: This program allows you to obtain an incentive from the government to assist with your down payment, thereby lowering your overall mortgage amount and, […]

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Self-Employed and Seeking a Mortgage

General Mark Goode 14 Apr

    Approximately 20% of Canadians are self-employed, making this an important segment in the mortgage and financing space. When it comes to self-employed individuals seeking a mortgage, there are some key things to note as this process can differ from the standard mortgage. Qualifying for a Mortgage In order to obtain a mortgage as […]

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New First Home Savings Account – Here Is What You Need To Know!

General Mark Goode 6 Apr

  Prospective homebuyers wanting to take advantage of the federal government’s new Tax-Free Savings Account will have to wait longer. This new tax free savings account wont be available until later this year. All of the Big 6 banks confirmed to CMT that they weren’t in a position to offer the new account when it […]

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Canada’s Headline Inflation Cools in February

General Mark Goode 24 Mar

Further decline in inflation in February will keep the bank of Canada on hold in April. All eyes will be on the Federal Reserve tomorrow when they decide whether to hold rates steady because of the banking crisis or raise the overnight rate by 25 basis points (bps). Before the run on Silicon Valley Bank, […]

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Simcoe Spring Home and Cottage Show returning after three years!

General Mark Goode 10 Mar

    After 26 years of being the spring event that kicked off the prime season for many businesses in our area, the local home and cottage show is returning this April. Mandates and lockdowns prevented the annual Simcoe Spring Home and Cottage Show from being held for the last three years. After this hiatus, […]

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Local mortgage broker wins two prestigious awards

General Mark Goode 3 Mar

Mark Goode, Mortgage Man – Dominion Lending Centres (DLC) has been recognized for his hard work in 2022 as well as over the last two decades. DLC has awarded him with a 2022 Masters award for exceeding $500,000 in gross revenue and funding over 150 files. He has also been added to the prestigious Hero […]

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