Income The Misunderstood Element

In our evolving explanation of the elements required to secure a mortgage, we come to one of the most misunderstood elements in the group. Income can be derived from various sources. Because of that reason banks will treat different sources of income differently. To understand this we must first understand what happens behind the scenes when a…

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CMHC Increase Premium By 31%

On April 2nd, 2015 the CMHC conducted its annual review of the various products and services that it offers and it found that the largest group of defaulting mortgages is those who put a down payment of less than 10%. With these findings, they now have decided to increase once again the amount charged to home buyers. This is…

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