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Why should I shop around when my mortgage is up for renewal?

Why should I shop around when my mortgage is up for renewal?

When your mortgage comes up for renewal, do you ever wonder if that’s the very best rate your current bank could offer? Clearly they should want to keep your business right?

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How a Mortgage Can Protect Your Summer Season

How a Mortgage Can Protect Your Summer Season

Here at Mortgage Teacher we always teach our clients how to think outside of the box. That’s why we don't ask the typical questions your bank asks.

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How to get the lowest rate

How to get the lowest rate

Many people ask us… “How does somebody get the very best, lowest rate?” Or "How does one person get a lower rate than another?” There’s really one answer:"Leverage".

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Mortgage Calculator: Why it causes us Canadians to set the bar low

Mortgage Calculator: Why it causes us Canadians to set the bar low

Lets look into the Canadian mortgage market and ask ourselves: “What is the true purpose of the mortgage calculator?” It seems like in this day and age, every major bank and lending website offers the...

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Effective June 1, 2015

Effective June 1, 2015

As a result of its annual review of its insurance products and capital requirements, CMHC is increasing its homeowner mortgage loan insurance premiums for homebuyers with less than a 10% down payment....

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5 Things You Won't Believe Hurt Your Credit Score

5 Things You Won't Believe Hurt Your Credit Score

Deciphering your credit score can be difficult, especially if you don't know all the ways you can be hurting it. Your credit is not only attached to your credit card use, but with many everyday financ...

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