Nanaimo & Vancouver Island Mortgage Blog

  • September 16, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

How Mortgage Rates Affect Buying Power?

How Mortgage Rates Affect Buying Power? Do You Know How Your Mortgage Rate Affects Buying Power? To maximize your purchasing power, you should understand how interest rates impact your home buying p

  • September 7, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Bank Of Canada Rate Update September 7, 2022

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 75 basis points, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 3.25%, with the Bank Rate

  • August 24, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside? While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so. This article will explore some o

  • August 10, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

How Many Homes Should You View Before Buying?

If you are beginning the home-buying process, you may begin to wonder how long it will take until you find the perfect home for you and your family. The answer to that varies due to different factors.

  • July 13, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Bank Of Canada Rate Update July 13, 2022

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 100 basis points, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 2.5%, with the Bank Rate

  • July 6, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Tips for Buying Rental Investment Properties

Most people float the idea of investment property around at some point in their life, and the growing popularity of real estate buy-and-flip shows only makes the prospect more enticing. However, befor

  • June 22, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

5 Negotiation Secrets Smart Buyers Use to Get Better Deals

Being a buyer in today's real estate market can be challenging. The market is very competitive right now, making the average buyer feel like it is impossible to secure a good deal. Luckily, some trick

  • June 1, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

Bank Of Canada Rate Update June 1, 2022

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1%, with the Bank Rate at

  • May 26, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

How a Mortgage Pre-Approval Can Protect You from Rising Rates

With interest rates rising, it's important to lock in a lower rate as soon as possible. You can do this with the right home mortgage pre-approval. Find out how! Do you plan on searching for and buy

  • May 4, 2022
  • Posted by Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp

How is a Private Mortgage Different Than a Traditional Bank Mortgage

Understanding the difference between private mortgages and traditional bank mortgages can help you make the best decision for financing a new home. Each option provides the money to secure real estate

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