Quick Mortgage Math

Some quick math for mortgage payments! $58/ month per $10K mortgage amount $581/ month per $100k mortgage amount $1,163/month per $200k mortgage amount $1,744 / month per $300k mortgage amount $2,326/ month per $400k mortgage amount Based on a 25 year amortization with interest rates hovering around 5%. Mortgage Sisters West mortgage brokers are your … Continue reading Quick Mortgage Math

Foreign Buyers Prohibition

On January 1, 2023, The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (Act) comes into force. It prohibits the purchase of residential property in Canada by non-Canadians unless they are exempted by the Act or its regulations, or the purchase is made in certain circumstances specified in the regulations. This new legislation … Continue reading Foreign Buyers Prohibition

The 5 C’s of Credit

When you join into a mortgage relationship with a lender, it's important to keep in mind that it is the lender who generally takes on the majority of the risk as most people put less than 50% up to only 5% of their own money to finance the initial cost of the home. In order … Continue reading The 5 C’s of Credit

Assumable Mortgages

With the latest increase in financing rates we might be hearing a lot more about assumable mortgages. An assumable mortgage is one that the lender allows another borrower to take over or assume the mortgage without changing any of the terms of the mortgage. The new applicant takes over the obligation for the payments left … Continue reading Assumable Mortgages