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September 25, 2020 / Posted By James Harrison

Thinking About Getting A New Mortgage After A Deferral?

Find out what impacts a payment deferral has on your ability to qualify for a new mortgage.   Like many Canadians who have deferred their mortgages during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

July 10, 2020 / Posted By James Harrison

The New Normal: Home Appraisals During COVID-19

Few things have remained unchanged during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Home appraisals are no exception. They’re as routine as the sun rising every morning. But even home appraisals have had…

July 3, 2020 / Posted By James Harrison

The Reverse Mortgage: Why It May or May Not Work For You

Popular opinion says reverse mortgages are bad for borrowers, but that’s one of many misconceptions about these loans. A 71-year-old with limited income came up with a plan to better…

May 16, 2020 / Posted By James Harrison

Should I Set Up a Home Equity Line of Credit?

Home equity lines of credit can be a financial lifeline when emergencies happen. But waiting until retirement to set one up can throw homeowners a real curve-ball. An older adult…

April 25, 2020 / Posted By James Harrison

Getting a Mortgage During a Pandemic

Home buyers getting into the market and home owners looking to refinance wonder whether a new mortgage is possible right now.   It is, but with some caveats. A recent…