Skip to content

Mortgage News and Helpful Tips for Home Buyers

Getting a Mortgage With Your Parents It’s entirely possible to get a mortgage in the current Okanagan real estate market as a young single person. The availability of first time buyer incentive programs along with favorable mortgage rates make entry viable for someone who wants

Penticton Mortgage Rates Update – November 2021 Prior to Halloween, the Bank of Canada concluded October with an announcement regarding the prime interest rate. If you’ve been following along on our Penticton mortgage news blog, then you know that the announcements have had little impact

Do You Need a Mortgage Broker? What Can Happen Without One (Halloween Edition!) All Hallows’ Eve is upon us, and as such we want to take a look at one of the most frightening concepts at this time of the year – buying a home,

Penticton Real Estate News | Oct. 2021 Every so often our mortgage brokerage embraces the responsibility of sharing recent Penticton real estate news. After all, seeing as you’re in the market for a home in the Southern Okanagan Valley it’s most certainly of interest to

What Type of Mortgage Should I Get? After yet another Bank of Canada announcement regarding interest rates, and watching the cost of getting a mortgage tumble down into the valley of opportunity, you’ve made the wise decision to buy your very first home. You could

Climate Change and Perceived Mortgage Risk Thousands upon thousands of households across British Columbia and Canada have their eye upon the BC Southern Interior as a place to call home. Who doesn’t want to live here? It’s a four-season paradise. But there’s an elephant in

Penticton Mortgage Rates Update – September 2021 It’s “back to school” week across BC! All over the province parents, households, and teachers alike are scrambling to adjust their schedules and are planning for the season ahead. Amidst the chaos, the Bank of Canada just made

When to Hire a Mortgage Broker (to buy a home) Before we begin, we want to clarify that you actually don’t “hire” a mortgage broker in a traditional sense. Yes, we absolutely work for YOU, but you don’t pay a thing out of pocket. Instead,

Best Place to Get a Mortgage in BC It’s not the wine (but it helps) You’re spreading your wings and looking to buy and/or invest in a home somewhere in beautiful British Columbia. With so many great cities and towns to choose from you’re at

What Can Happen Without a Mortgage Broker (Summer Edition) Don’t drop the ball (aside from this one) this summer. Call a mortgage broker! There are some friends, family members, and coworkers out there, who whisper in your ear and tell you that you don’t need

Penticton Mortgage Rates Update – July 2021 The Bank of Canada (BoC) made their first official announcement of the season, and it’s a midsummer dream for buyers. If you are unfamiliar with the BoC’s press releases and the impact that they generally have on mortgage

Mortgage Broker for Self Employed Freelancers The Penticton BC labor force is an enterprising bunch. Recent data shows that over 13 percent of Penticton’s “people power” identifies as self-employed. And while the events of the past year hit many entrepreneurs quite hard, it has also