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Mortgage News and Helpful Tips for Home Buyers

Am I Paying Too Much for My Mortgage? The moment you realize you’re paying too much for your mortgage… You just looked at your banking statement after yet another home loan payment went out to your Canadian lender of choice (bank or credit union) and

What Happens With a Mortgage When You Separate? A separation is a major transition for a married couple, obviously. Beyond the emotional component there is a lot to consider, especially when you have a mortgage. What happens with a mortgage when you separate in British

Can My Mortgage Renewal be Denied? Don’t let the stress of a mortgage renewal keep you up at night The first half (or so) of your mortgage term is generally an exciting time. You’re riding off the high of being a first time home buyer

Home Equity Loan for Rental Property Are you a BC homeowner who was built up significant equity in your property, and want to leverage the value to earn income on the rental market? Despite high interest rates (at press), a home equity loan for a

Benefits of a Home Equity Loan to Start a Home-Based Business There are a number of common ways homeowners leverage a home equity loan. The borrowed money can be used for traditional renovations (a new kitchen, bathroom, etc.). It can be used to pay off

Getting Ready for New Construction Homes in Penticton At the end of 2023, the Okanagan Valley’s largest real estate transaction was completed right here in Penticton BC. A 10-acre property on Government Street, located across from the Penticton Regional Hospital, has been sold to developers.

To launch the new year, our Okanagan Valley brokerage published an article for how people who made homeownership a part of their New Year resolutions can achieve their goal with the help of a broker. But did you know that in doing so, you can

Don’t let your new year mortgage plans become a footnote Research shows that approximately 80% of Canadians abandon their New Year resolutions by February. It’s one thing when those goals involve laying off sugary sweets and hitting the gym more, but another when related to

Carloni Mortgage Brokers’ own Rene Carloni is at it again. Just as soon as he returned from prospecting real estate opportunities in the nearby Kootenays, he is locked and loaded for a more extravagant adventure in La La Land. That’s right, Rene is off to

Miracle on 34th Street, It’s a Wonderful Life, and A Christmas Carol are all Holiday season cinematic classics that tug at our heart strings. However, there’s one guilty pleasure that most of us probably prefer to watch over and over again each December – National

In 2003, a new movie joined the fold of timeless comedic Christmas classics. John Favreau and Will Ferrell teamed up to create a worthy rival to Home Alone, Home Alone 2, Scrooged, and Christmas Vacation. But in between ELF’s knee-slapping laughs are valuable lessons that

From the Okanagan to the Kootenays image: The Okanagan is considered by most as being the best place to get a mortgage in BC for the cooccurring consensus that it’s also one of the best places to live in the entire country. To be