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Does Shopping Around For Credit Really Impact My Score Negatively?

Many of our clients who have already been to a bank or broker are reluctant to have us give a second opinion for fear having their credit pulled multiple times will impact them negatively for “credit seeking”. Fortunately the credit reporting agencies allow for a certain amount of shopping around for things like cars or [...]

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By Jodi on March 6, 2016
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Top Three Reasons to Work with Source Mortgage - Source Mortgage Centre - Work with Source Mortgage Alberta
Top Three Reasons to Work with Source Mortgage

When it comes time to buy a home, many Canadians don’t even realize that there is an alternative to simply going to the bank. Mortgage brokers like Source Mortgage are that alternative. At Source Mortgage, we work with you and numerous financial institutes to find the very best loan that meets all of your needs. [...]

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By Source Mortgage on January 15, 2015
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Are Google Searches Related to the Canadian Housing Market?

Have you ever wondered whether the amount of people searching Google for a product of service is related to an increase or decrease in sales? Well, at least for the Canadian Housing Market, the two are related. Studies published by The Globe and Mail show that the amount of people searching “mortgage” on Google is [...]

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By Lori on April 29, 2014
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Becoming an Alberta Mortgage Broker

If you’ve ever thought about getting into the mortgage industry in Alberta, now is a great time to do it. Real estate sales are booming in and around Calgary and show no signs of slowing down. There are a lot of people out there looking for mortgages to finance their home purchase. But how does [...]

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By Lori on April 15, 2014
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What is a Mortgage Broker and why do you Need One?

Maybe you’re like a lot of people. You’ve heard of mortgage brokers before but you’ve always got your mortgage from your bank and you aren’t sure what the difference is between a broker and a bank. The mortgage industry is extremely competitive these days and everyone wants to lend you money (well almost everyone). You [...]

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By Lori on March 30, 2014
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What You Need to Know About New Canadian Debt Servicing Guidelines
What You Need to Know About New Canadian Debt Servicing Guidelines

In recent months, big changes have been made to the way Canadian banks look at your available income and debt servicing for the purposes of loan qualification, and those changes could have enormous effects on your ability to qualify for a home. The changes reflect the decision of the Ministry of Finance to tighten borrower [...]

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By Lori on March 24, 2014
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How Does a Mortgage Broker Get Paid?

If you’re in the market for a mortgage you’ve likely been shopping around for the best rate. With mortgage interest rates as low as they are these days there isn’t a big difference between the rates different lenders can offer. However, even half a percentage point can make a big difference over the life of [...]

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By Lori on March 15, 2014
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Why Tighter Credit Requirements Are a Good Thing

In the past couple of years, we’ve seen the Canadian government (and mortgage providers) tighten up a bit when it comes to credit and down payment requirements. Simply put, it just isn’t as easy as it used to be to qualify for a home loan, at least not with most lenders. And, while the more [...]

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By Lori on February 28, 2014
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One Thing You’ll Learn the First Time You Work With a Mortgage Broker

Every month, more and more Canadians are discovering that, when it comes to buying a house, they don’t necessarily have to take the first mortgage offered by their local bank. That’s because mortgage brokerage companies like ours are slowly bringing them around to the benefits of shopping around and comparing different lenders. When that happens, [...]

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By Lori on February 18, 2014
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Interesting Houses around the World

There are some pretty wacky homes out there, but these eighteen really stand out! With everything from a seashell-shaped home to a futuristic “bubble castle,” these homes will floor you! Written by Lori Donovan. Visit Lori on Google+

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By Lori on February 10, 2014
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Source was absolutely great to work with - went above and beyond to help us get everything done when buying our new home. Highly recommended!! Chad and Jenelle Richards Jan 09 2013

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