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Is It Worth It to Pay Your Debt with Your Home Equity?

Trying to manage several debts can be a huge headache more so if you have to deal with debt collectors and are already financially stressed out. It might be best to consolidate your debt to make payments easier to manage as well as get rid of unnecessary stress. More so, debt consolidation can save you […]

The Basics of a Second Mortgage – Lenders and How to Qualify

Getting a second mortgage can be either challenging or easy depending on how informed you are. By definition, an additional loan that you take on a property that is already mortgaged is a second mortgage. This makes a second mortgage riskier for lenders as compared to a first mortgage. In the event of a default, […]

2019 Predictions for the Mortgage Market in Canada

2018 was such a ride for the Canadian Mortgage Market. The Stress Test was introduced and a higher interest rate was implemented. This year won’t be any different. Those wanting to get a mortgage, apply for a second mortgage, or get any other types of mortgage on their existing home loan should read about the […]

Is the Month of May Really the Best Time to Sell a Home?

Most real estate articles and blogs say that the best time to sell a home is during spring and that the best time to buy one is during winter. If this is the case, won’t the home sellers and home buyers have a hard time meeting each other’s needs? A lot of home sellers who choose […]

Is It Easy to Get a Home Equity Loan in GTA for 2019?

Getting a home equity loan if you’re from the Greater Toronto Area shouldn’t be much of a hassle if you own your home and willing to work with lenders other than banks. It will help a lot too if you have some assistance from mortgage professionals in the GTA like us at Homebase Mortgages. But […]

Do Not Get A Second Mortgage Without Reading This

Just thinking about getting a second mortgage can be very intimidating. Maybe you’re unsure about whether getting a second mortgage can really help you. Understanding what it is and what it can do for you should allay your worries and make for a smoother application process. That’s why we wrote this article! Second Mortgage Definition […]

Top Uses for Home Equity Loans in Canada

Getting a home equity loan is one of the increasingly popular ways for Canadians to take advantage of current low-interest rates and increasing house prices. Below are the top uses that Canadians are utilising their home equity loans for. Funding Home Renovation A home equity loan is a smart way to raise funds for home […]