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The Mortgage Gal

As The Clock Turns

As The Clock Turns

Oct 13, 2004 / 5:30 am

Homeowners Autumn Checklist Whatever the weatherman or the almanc says, we know that the warm season really ends with the changing of the clocks to mark the...

Second Mortgages

Second Mortgages

Sep 19, 2004 / 5:30 am

In the past, second mortgages were associated with high rates and restrictive terms. Only those really in debt need a second mortgage - right? Not necessarily...

Amortization vs Term

Amortization vs Term

Aug 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

By Laurie Baird - Mortgage Consultant What's the difference between "amortization" and "term"? There are many stresses associated with home buying - both...

Give Yourself Some Credit

Give Yourself Some Credit

Jul 29, 2004 / 5:30 am

It can reach the point where you don't want to pick up the mail. There isn't much to look forward to: after all, who writes letters any more? The daily mail...

Nation Of Investors

Nation Of Investors

Jul 9, 2004 / 5:00 am

In so many ways we've become a nation of investors. Equities and equity mutual funds may not be as popular as they were in the late 90's and in 2000, but we've...

Assurance In Mortgage Brokers

Assurance In Mortgage Brokers

Jun 22, 2004 / 5:30 am

Mortgage brokers are blossoming in the current environment and are gaining an increasing share of the mortgage market. This is great news because you should...

Mortgages Can Help Debt & Credit

Mortgages Can Help Debt & Credit

May 24, 2004 / 12:01 am

What if there was such a thing as a magic card that you could carry with you, which had the power to open doors for you all over the world? You show someone...

Mortgages For Self Employed

Mortgages For Self Employed

May 7, 2004 / 12:01 am

Self-employed? Arranging a mortgage can be quicker and easier than you think. Over the years an increasing number of Canadians have become self-employed, often...

Adjustable Mortgages

Adjustable Mortgages

Apr 7, 2004 / 6:00 am

Next to critiquing the decorating taste of your home’s previous owner, playing the “adjustable mortgage game” may rank as one of the most popular (and...

Use a Mortgage Broker?

Use a Mortgage Broker?

Mar 31, 2004 / 6:00 am

For most of us, our ideas about mortgages have been instilled by years of past experience with traditional products in traditional institutions. Long-held...

Mortgage Tips

Mortgage Tips

Mar 25, 2004 / 5:00 am

Well, the pop and sizzle of New Year’s Eve is a distant memory and by now many well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions have probably fallen by the wayside....

Lower Than Prime Rate?

Lower Than Prime Rate?

Mar 9, 2004 / 6:05 pm

"Lower than prime," you heard someone say. Like most Canadians, you were probably first skeptical and then confused. We tend to think of the prime lending rate...

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