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The Right Kind of Debt

The Right Kind of Debt

June 22, 2018 | Posted by: Keith Leighton

The Right Kind of Debt Put yourself in a bank or lender’s shoes. Someone comes into your branch and asks you to politely loan them $300,000. You are a big bank, but $300,000 is still a lot of ... [read more]

Are You Ready for a Last Minute Credit Check?

Are You Ready for a Last Minute Credit Check?

June 6, 2018 | Posted by: Keith Leighton

Are You Ready for a Last Minute Credit Check? Your credit history is one of the single greatest factors in determining whether you can become qualified for a mortgage and the interest rate you ca ... [read more]

Homeownership: 4 Signs You are Ready

Homeownership: 4 Signs You are Ready

June 1, 2018 | Posted by: Keith Leighton

Homeownership: 4 Signs You are Ready Most people know the primary things they need to buy a home: stable employment and enough money for a down payment. However, there are a few other factors that ... [read more]

Plug Those Money Leaks!!

Plug Those Money Leaks!!

May 24, 2018 | Posted by: Keith Leighton

5 ways to plug the money leaks!   It’s a great time to review your finances and particularly your spending. Whether you are saving to buy a home or pay one off, your “money leaks& ... [read more]

What is a Collateral Mortgage?

What is a Collateral Mortgage?

May 18, 2018 | Posted by: Keith Leighton

What is a Collateral Mortgage? A collateral mortgage is a way of registering your mortgage on title. This type of registration is sometimes used by banks and credit unions. Monoline lenders, on the ... [read more]

Does your financial house need a good Spring Clean?

Does your financial house need a good Spring Clean?

May 15, 2018 | Posted by: Keith Leighton

Does your financial house need a good Spring Clean? Wouldn't spring cleaning be so much more gratifying if - somewhere under some old clothes and worn out jeans in your dresser - you found an envel ... [read more]

Your Mortgage Could Be A Goldmine of Potential Savings

Your Mortgage Could Be A Goldmine of Potential Savings

May 9, 2018 | Posted by: Nick Hamblin

A penny saved is a penny earned! By making the right decisions, your mortgage could be a goldmine of potential savings. With access to a broad spectrum of over 30 lenders, Ideal Mortgage professi ... [read more]

What is a Refinance?

What is a Refinance?

May 7, 2018 | Posted by: Nick Hamblin

What is a Refinance? Refinancing a home is one of those things where people understand what it is but have trouble explaining how it works. To put it simply, refinancing your home allows you to a ... [read more]

FACEOFF: Bank vs. Broker

FACEOFF: Bank vs. Broker

March 27, 2018 | Posted by: Nick Hamblin

FACEOFF: Bank vs. Broker We’re in hockey playoffs, so let’s talk about the faceoff: Bank versus Broker. The fact is, there’s really no contest on this one. The broker wins the f ... [read more]

Five Ways to Improve Mortgage Qualifying Success

Five Ways to Improve Mortgage Qualifying Success

March 19, 2018 | Posted by: Nick Hamblin

Five Ways to Improve Mortgage Qualifying Success Yes new mortgage rules have made it harder to qualify for a mortgage, whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to renew or refinance your mortg ... [read more]

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