Of all the countries in the world, Canada has one of the best reputations. Known as a friendly country that’s inviting and open, inhabited by people who are welcoming and respectful of others’ cultures, here those keen can enjoy and connect with others. As I often get asked if it’s possible to buy a house in Canada as a non-resident, this blog is aimed to answer all your questions around this topic.
Despite high real estate prices, ineffective regulation, and a lack of unbiased info, Canada continues to attract a large volume of real estate deals even following the Covid-19 pandemic. But with so many buyers investing in a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial properties, can Canadian non-residents get a piece of the pie too? In today’s blog we’ll discuss what mortgage options non-resident buyers have in BC’s current housing market.
Refinancing your mortgage with bad credit can help you consolidate debt and lower your current monthly payments on all debts. As well by consolidating debts this can help you improve your credit score.
When looking to refinance your mortgage with bad credit you have a few options available to you. Weighing out these options can help you best determine your maximum savings on refinancing your mortgage & loans.
Private mortgage lending can be a very lucrative investing tool for the average person to add to their portfolio. In BC private money lending on real estate is pretty basic. In general the average investment will go up to 75% LTV or Loan to Value. Higher LTV’s do happen up to 80% but for these examples we will use 75%.
Is having a good credit score essential for obtaining a home equity loan? Yes and no. You don’t need good credit to get a home equity loan. However, you will need good credit to get a lower-rate home equity loan — the very essence of a home equity loan is…home equity.
Is bridge financing a good option in today’s financial landscape? Find out by reading this blog.
Today’s economy is very different from what it used to be decades ago, and keeps ebbing and flowing to reflect aspects of the current social and political scene. While these shifts keep taking place, it might be difficult to know what choices to make to stay on top of things financially speaking.
Ordering an appraisal is a common step when doing any mortgage even when getting a home equity loan. Appraisals are necessary when homes are being bought or sold or when people refinance or take out a 2nd mortgage on their home or other Real Estate . The appraisal helps the parties to the transaction determine current market value, property condition and these factors helps determine loan to value & marketability of the home.
Discover everything you ever wanted to know about income tax arrears and how to claim yours by reading this blog.
When it comes to payments and taxes, everyone knows a little, but no one knows enough. Our life is a collection of financial agreements between us and a third party — that is repeated every year. We receive certain benefits and services, and in exchange, we agree to pay a certain amount of money during a set timeframe.
Unique financial situations come into play for many people and choosing a consumer proposal is something that some Canadians turn to when debts and other bills put them at risk of loosing their home. I have personally witnessed clients that have had great success going through these debt consolidation programs. But there are things to be aware of and debt owed to the same institution that holds your mortgage is something you should take great consideration prior to including this into your restructuring.
A hard money lender can mean different things to different people. In BC real estate this refers to individuals or companies like a (MIC. Mortgage Investment Corporations) that lends mortgages outside the banks strict lending guidelines. In the mortgage industry we refer to hard money lenders as private mortgage lenders or home equity lenders.