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Commercial Mortgage - Commercial Property Lease or Buy?

Commercial Mortgage - Commercial Property Lease or Buy?

October 10, 2018 | Posted by: Ron Chan

With Winnipeg experiencing sustainable economic growth, some residents who are managing (or have completed) a residential mortgage are using their equity to start a new business, including brick and ... [read more]

What Counts as Income for Mortgage Purposes

What Counts as Income for Mortgage Purposes

October 5, 2018 | Posted by: Ron Chan

Most people understand what they need to include as income when doing their taxes at the end of the year, but some are unclear about what they can consider income when it comes to a mortgage. Today, ... [read more]

Getting a Mortgage When Relocating / Moving to a New City

Getting a Mortgage When Relocating / Moving to a New City

September 25, 2018 | Posted by:

Stats Canada’s recent economic indicators prove a Winnipeg population growth that is greater than the country’s average. That means if you are moving/relocating from somewhere in Canada, ... [read more]

Green Home Mortgage Benefits

Green Home Mortgage Benefits

September 12, 2018 | Posted by:

Whether touting greater energy efficiency than traditional builds or outright claiming NetZero status, green homes are the talk of the town in ever major city in Canada, Winnipeg included. Real esta ... [read more]

Getting a Mortgage After Retirement

Getting a Mortgage After Retirement

September 5, 2018 | Posted by:

In what seems to be a never-ending “Getting a Mortgage After…” content series that has touched on getting a mortgage after having a baby, after starting a new business, and after ... [read more]

Getting a Mortgage After Having a Baby

Getting a Mortgage After Having a Baby

August 29, 2018 | Posted by:

Before we dive into the details, let’s start with a hearty congratulations on your current or future bundle of joy!  Now, as all parents know, in addition to all of the awesomeness, havi ... [read more]

Getting a Mortgage After Starting a New Business

Getting a Mortgage After Starting a New Business

August 22, 2018 | Posted by:

Starting a new business is an exciting time in your life (especially if it’s your first) but at the same time it can be a somewhat scary prospect. The latter is the case not just because of th ... [read more]

Getting a Mortgage After Starting a New Job

Getting a Mortgage After Starting a New Job

August 10, 2018 | Posted by:

There are a lot of questions and concerns about getting a mortgage after beginning a new job. With Winnipeg being one of the faster growing cities in the country, there are a lot of new arrivals com ... [read more]

When Not to Use Home Equity

When Not to Use Home Equity

July 26, 2018 | Posted by:

Last week, we provided some advice to Winnipeg homeowners out there who are thinking about tapping into their home equity to take advantage of opportunities. For many of you, doing so is a wise choi ... [read more]

When to Use Your Home Equity to Your Advantage

When to Use Your Home Equity to Your Advantage

July 23, 2018 | Posted by:

One of the reasons people hold off on making a downpayment to buy a home is that they want to have liquid funds to allocate towards some other opportunity or quality of life improvement. However, th ... [read more]

Ron Chan
Ron Chan
Winnipeg, Mortgage Specialist
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