Mortgages for the self employed

self employed, mortgage, mortgage requirements, mortgage for self-employed
This is a guest post – if you’re interested in guest posting with us, please view our guest post policy. Self-employment does not rule out the possibility of obtaining a mortgage, despite the perceived lack of security that is associated with being self-employed. The following is a list of factors that are taken into account by prospective mortgage lenders when assessing your eligibility...

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Updates: September 2-8

It’s been a busy, busy week here in Vancouver.  Brian has actually been away (returning today!) and I have been juggling all the blog stuff.  So if you haven’t seen your comment approved or you haven’t been acknowledged on the mayhem that is Twitter, you can blame it on me… in turn, I shall blame it on Brian for abandoning me this past week.  😉 Indeed, even the cat decided...

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Mortgage transfer to TD Bank

Mortgage transfer, mortgage, real estate, property
Over the last month, we’ve been going through the process of transferring our mortgage from Vancity to TD Bank. Our five year term with Vancity is not due until 2015, and we pay three months interest in penalty to Vancity for breaking the terms of our mortgage. Why are we doing it? TD was able to offer us a rate that was 0.85% lower than Vancity. When you’re talking about a mortgage worth...

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Posted in: Money, Real Estate

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