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Competition = Low Mortgage Rates

Many Albertans apply for a mortgage with just one lender, often their bank, without shopping around without realizing that competition always results in the best deal.

We will survey the market and search dozens of mortgage lenders to find the best rates in Canada. This FREE unbiased service ensures that you will receive low mortgage rates and huge savings over the term of your mortgage:

Term
Our Rate
Bank Rate
Savings
 
3 years 2.49 3.75 $9,106.75
5 years 2.89 4.94 $24,412.69
7 years 3.99 5.75 $29,211.05
 
Above calculation based on a $250,000.00 mortgage loan over a 25-year amortization period using a monthly payment schedule (mortgage loan for an average Calgary inner-city two-story home).
* Mortgages and rates subject to change without notice.

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If high interest rate credit cards and loan debt are keeping you from getting ahead, as a home owner you can refinance your existing mortgage and use the equity in your home to pay off that debt. With the low mortgage rates and rising property values it is a great time to consolidate your debt and even decrease your monthly payments.

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  • The maximum amount of flexibility in financing choices
  • The widest choice of mortgage options including variable rate mortgages, fixed rate mortgages, capped variable rates, rental properties, mortgages for the self-employed, etc.

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Shopping the banks for best rates might damage Your Credit Score!

Shopping the Banks

Did you know that every time a lender checks your credit, it lowers your beacon score? So if you go to four or five banks, you just lowered your beacon score because each bank had to check your credit history.

The difference between having a mortgage broker shop for the best mortgage rates rather than you is that the mortgage broker only checks your credit history once.

Consider using a mortgage broker when shopping for the best deal. It costs nothing and it won't damage your credit score.

Can I use Funds from my RRSPs as a Down Payment without Tax Penalty?

The answer is yes. Through the Home Buyers' Plan (HBP), Revenue Canada permits you to use up to $25,000 of your RRSP funds as a source of down payment towards buying or building a new qualifying home. Revenue Canada will not view your eligible withdrawal amount as income therefore, that amount will not be taxed. However, there is a catch. The amount withdrawn from your RRSP must be repaid into your RRSP within a 15 year period. If you fail to make the repayment by the specified deadline, the amount that was withdrawn will then be counted as income for that year and you will be taxed.

Home Buyers' Plan from the Government of Canada

Is there a benefit to using the Home Buyers' Plan?

If you use your RRSPs within the specified guidelines of the Home Buyers' Plan, you will see both immediate and long term benefits. For example, you are immediately able to increase your down payment amount which in turn decreases your principal amount owing. By owing less on the principal, you will gain substantial savings on interest alone over your mortgage term.

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