Happy Labour Day! As we prepare to head into Fall and our summer vacation comes to an end, I just wanted to check in with you and see how you’re doing. I hope you got to experience just a bit of normalcy this long weekend as our world begins to open back up. Now that […]
Do you have kids going off to post-secondary this Fall? Or do you have a kid moving away from home for the first time? Have you talked to them about budgeting yet? They might feel like they’ve saved up a nest egg and they’re ready to head off into the real world, but it’s important […]
Credit Scores seem to be the buzzword lately when it comes to talking about money, budgeting, and mortgages. They play a pretty key role for banks and lenders to decide if you qualify for a loan, but what exactly is a credit score? How is it calculated? And what should you be doing to help […]
As we prepare to send our kids back to school, now is a crucial time to start talking to your kids about money. Especially for those starting post-secondary this fall. Once they turn 18, they might notice banks and credit card companies are beginning to offer student credit cards and back to school deals. These […]
As we approach the end of Summer and kids get ready to go back to school, let’s talk about Student Rentals! This could be a great investment opportunity, if done properly. Here’s everything you need to know about qualifying for a Student Rental.
Are you in a Variable Rate or a Fixed rate mortgage? Is your interest rate and mortgage still working for you? Today, let’s talk about your options and how we can make sure your mortgage product that worked for you two years ago, is still working for you today!
Is your mortgage up for renewal and you’ve just received a letter from your lender with a renewal offer? Here’s all you need to know before you sign that letter. We want to make sure you’re not leaving any money left on the table, so give us a call before you sign on that dotted […]
Today is the first day of our Food Drive to support Good Shepherd. You can drop off your food and household item donations at our office until July 23rd. Thank you for helping us support our community. For more details, visit https://gailsylvester.ca/christmas-in-july-food-drive/
Did you know that most lenders will accept your Canada Child Benefit (CCB) as part of your income on your mortgage application? This can be a great addition to strengthen your application if you’re recently separated. But even if you’re not, we can use this income to help your family secure a mortgage that’s affordable […]
In the fourth instalment of our series on Divorces and Separations, we’re going to talk about the Separation Agreement. I let all of my clients know that a Separation Agreement is one of the most important documents you need when moving forward, but what is it? Why do we need one? And most importantly, what […]