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COVID Success Stories: Anesha and Shane Refinance

Meet Anesha and Shane. Anesha & Shane are returning clients, with their mortgage maturing April 2020. When our conversation started in November, we had “all the time in the world”. Anesha and Shane not only needed to deal with the renewal, they also wanted to take this time to consolidate some accounts they had balances [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID Success Stories: Anesha and Shane Refinance

COVID Success Stories: Sanjay and Fatima Purchase A Home

Meet Sanjay and Fatima. This story starts in March 2016. Sanjay and Fatima have been saving diligently for a down payment to purchase a pre-construction condo in Toronto. Sanjay is a manager of a coffee shop in Toronto and Fatima is a flight attendant for a major airline, and after diligent searching, they finally found [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID Success Stories: Sanjay and Fatima Purchase A Home

COVID Success Stories: Steve and Connie Get A Private Second Mortgage

Meet Steve and Connie Steve and Connie have their sights set on retirement life. Their 2020 goals were to get their house ready to sell and find a new home further north of Barrie. With lots of equity in their home, and the lower purchase prices in northern communities, they were dreaming of being mortgage [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID Success Stories: Steve and Connie Get A Private Second Mortgage

COVID Success Stories: Cheryl Gets A Home Equity Loan

Meet Cheryl Cheryl has been a very successful travel agent for the past 12 years. Her success has been based upon the care and exceptional service she provides to her clients, so she never in her career as a travel agent expected to be in a position where she would not get enough income to [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID Success Stories: Cheryl Gets A Home Equity Loan

Why Now Might Be The Right Time To Buy A Home

Can a crisis be the best time to buy? When current world events may lead to an economic slow down, one tool the Canadian Government has on its belt is reducing the interest rate. Making it easier for people like yourself to continue living life as normal as possible. The interest rate on things [...]

By |April 28th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Why Now Might Be The Right Time To Buy A Home

COVID-19 Mortgage FAQs

The COVID-19 situation is unprecedented, and is causing considerable financial stress, especially to those who now find themselves with reduced or no income. Here are some of the most frequently asked mortgage related questions we’ve been receiving: Do I qualify for mortgage relief? Can I defer my mortgage payments? How do I contact my lender? [...]

By |April 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID-19 Mortgage FAQs

Deferring Your Mortgage: What It Means And How Coronavirus Affects Deferrals

Since the announcement from the World Health Organization that COVID-19 is officially considered a global pandemic, the Canadian and global economy has entered some uncertain times. While the Canadian Government has been working on ensuring some type of economic stability for all Canadians in the upcoming months, the forceful shutdown of all non-essential businesses can [...]

By |April 7th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Deferring Your Mortgage: What It Means And How Coronavirus Affects Deferrals

Mortgage Renewal Options for the Self-Employed

These days contract workers, the self-employed, and freelancers make up a significant portion of the job market, and this trend continues to grow each year. As full-time permanent employment opportunities continue to dwindle, many people are finding it harder to feel like they have a secure and stable source of income. This lack of stable [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Mortgage Renewal Options for the Self-Employed

Dispelling 4 Myths About Credit Scores

Studies have shown, time and again, that debt takes a serious toll on our mental and physical health. Migraines, poor sleep, and heightened anxiety have all been linked to debt stress. So it may come as no surprise that even discussing credit scores has been shown to increase symptoms of anxiety in individuals across all [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Dispelling 4 Myths About Credit Scores

Can I Get A Mortgage With Bad Credit?

How’s your credit score? At The Mortgage Station, we understand that building and maintaining good credit can be difficult. We also understand that losing a job, not having any credit, becoming ill, paying for emergency expenses, and just plain bad luck can cause Canadians to have bad credit. In addition, we’ve learned that most Canadians [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Can I Get A Mortgage With Bad Credit?