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Edmonton Housing Market: The 2018 Investor Research Report
Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, is experiencing improvements in its overall economic condition, which is expected to impact the city’s housing market in 2018. According to the municipal census, many of the residents prefer to dwell in single-detached houses (201,463 residents) and four-story apartments or condos (93,108 residents). Moreover, 36,214 residents prefer to live in…Read more
Hamilton Housing Market Review
The housing market in the City of Hamilton, also known as the “Steel Capital of Canada,” is approaching vulnerable levels in 2018. This is fueled by price increases, overvaluation of properties, and low housing demand. Comparing the data from January 2018 and data from the same month last year, house prices increased for residential and…Read more
The Importance of Alternative Investments to Canadians
What Are Alternative Investments? Offering different values and rate of returns, alternative investments are complex non-traditional investment assets that do not fall under stocks, bonds, and cash. They can be in the form of tangible assets such as equity, real estate, hedge funds, and financial derivatives, or personal possessions like precious metals, antiques, wines, coins,…Read more
A Comprehensive Guide on How To Get A Mortgage In Canada
A mortgage is a legal agreement between a mortgage lender and mortgage borrower, where the former lends money to the latter at flexible terms. It has a cost determined using current industry rates. According to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, your mortgage payments will first cover for the loan’s interest as well as taxes…Read more
Mortgage Broker Vs. Bank: What Canadians Need To Know
Mortgage Broker Vs. Bank Mortgage brokers are real estate experts acting as middlemen for borrowers and investors. They arrange convenient house financing options for mortgage loan borrowers and supervise the overall mortgage process such as gathering requirements and checking the financial standing of the home buyer. The broker then submits the documents for underwriting. Their…Read more
Everything You Need to Know About Investing in Mortgages
What is a Mortgage? A mortgage is a legal agreement between a lender who offers financial help with interest and a borrower who makes regular monthly fees. A real asset is used as collateral to secure the loan. The effectivity of the property as guarantee becomes void at the full payment of the loan. Any…Read more
Is It Worth Investing in an MIC?
What is a MIC? A mortgage investment corporation (MIC) is an organization handling mortgage applications and investments in Canada. It offers secured shares of diversified and qualified mortgage plans to investors that are based on the Income Tax Act of Canada. Likewise, it also lends money to borrowers in the form of mortgages. How Does…Read more
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