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Mid-Island Mortgage & Savings Ltd. & the Christmas Angels…

Mid-Island Mortgage & Savings Ltd. & the Christmas Angels… Every year our team at Mid-Island Mortgage & Savings Ltd. Nanaimo work with Volunteer Nanaimo and their Christmas Angels program to sponsor a family in need within the local community. Here are some photos from this year’s gift haul for the amazing family… If you would […]

Today’s Mortgage Interest Rates: Rates Smash Another Record Low – According To Forbes

Today’s Mortgage Interest Rates: Rates Smash Another Record Low – According To Forbes Mortgage rates made history again this week. Interest rates on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage sunk 12 basis points to 2.72%, a historical low. Covid-19 outbreaks across the country overshadowed the news of strong vaccine candidates from pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna, as […]

Top 3 Things To Do When Buying A New House

Get a head start on research: Read articles online, newspapers, magazines and informative blog posts like this one. This will give you a better idea of housing trends in your area. Figure out your budget: Most lenders recommend that people look for homes that cost no more than three (3) to five (5) times their […]

Reasons To Live On Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island will provide you with adventures to last a lifetime. From scenic mountain views to stunning sandy beaches, the island has something for everyone! Here’s a list of 3 reasons you will fall in love with life on the island: The Hikes: Explore the Juan De Fuca Marine, West Coast or Cape Scott trails! […]

Benefits of using a mortgage broker

Our mortgage brokers, Kevin Decker and Jason Barudin, will do all of the extensive work in finding the right mortgage for your needs and support you throughout the entire application and settlement process. We do all the paperwork, sourcing pre-approval, and keep you up to date with the progress of your application. This frees you […]

Do you have questions about Private Mortgages?

Not everyone can qualify for bankable mortgage loans. Private mortgages are a great alternative for while you are trying to establish or fix your credit, but are not meant to be a long-term solution. Private lenders tend to be less strict about your credit history, and have less requirements for an approval than a bank […]

Broker Lender Market Share Results – Q2 2017

Rank  Broker Channel Lender Market Share Q2 2017* 12 Mo Share Change 1 Scotiabank 26.7% +1030 bps 2 MCAP / RMG 14.2% -120 bps 3 First National 12.7% -250 bps 4 TD Canada Trust 8.6% +190 bps 5 Street Capital 6.3% -210 bps 6 Equitable Bank 4.5% -10 bps 7 Merix Financial 4.5% -240 bps […]

Tips For A Better Credit Score

Struggling to Understand Your Credit Score? Have you ever wondered how your credit score is compiled? Your score is out of 900 – 0 being the lowest and 900 the highest or best credit. Any score over 680 is considered to be “A” credit. No one will ever have a score of 900 because as soon as you use […]