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Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2011’

Tech: DropBox

Today I wanted to write something up about a great tool I use everyday. It is a cloud based storage product called DropBox. DropBox stores your files on a remote server which enables you to use them wherever you are. I use my PC, Mac, iPhone and iPad to use these files and edit them where ever I need them. …

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Video: “What happens after practice”

This is the attitude I start every day with. I never stop learning and motivating myself to be the best at what I do. Just please don’t ask me to do the happy dance as I am a horrible dancer! (-;

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August 2nd

Not only is this my birthday, but this will be the deadline for the USA to get their act together! If they do not agree on a plan before August 2nd they will default on their debt. This could lead to another recession and the collapse of any progress their economy has made in the last few years. The Democratic …

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Your credit score

I get asked this question a lot: If you check my credit bureau does it affect my credit score? Short answer, maybe. Your credit score, or sometimes known as your “beacon”, can be affected by many things. Your credit score is created with a complicated, long-winded formula that isn’t shared by those who create it. This naturally leads to confusion …

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Planning your mortgage

People can sometimes get caught up in the home buying process and forget that there is so much that goes into actually getting and having a mortgage. I take care of all those big and small details that go into getting you your mortgage and create a plan for you that takes you through your mortgage year to year. We …

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BoC Qualifying Rate is going up

The Bank of Canada has raised their qualifying rate to 5.54% effective today. This will make things a little harder for people to get into an insured 1-4 year fixed mortgage or a variable mortgage product. Anyone who is on a 5 year fixed mortgage qualifies on the actual 5 year rate given by their lender but when taking an …

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July Newsletter

Hey everyone my July newsletter is out today! If you haven’t received a copy you can subscribe here My goal is to give you relevant mortgage information so you can stay on top of the mortgage world, if you have a mortgage or could be looking for one in the future. I always love to get feedback back on the …

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New mobile page

It is now much easier to view my website using your favorite smartphone or tablet. We’ve developed a mobile page so you can read new blog posts, articles and get all your mortgage information on the go. All you need to do is go to www.mortgagesthatdontsuck.com on your smartphone or tablet and check it out. I would love some feedback …

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Fixed mortgage rates going up

Many lenders are moving fixed mortgage rates up by the end of the day. This is happening to account for the rise in the bond market recently. If you are looking for a mortgage in the near future contact me today so I can get a rate held for you up to 120 days.

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Happy Canada Day

Hope you all enjoy this weekend with your friends and family!

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