Archive for: January 2014

Mortgage prepayments can save you thousands on your mortgage-but check first

Filed under: Mortgage - 31 Jan 2014

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX:  Making prepayments on your mortgage could save you thousands of dollars over the years—as long as your mortgage lender allows them.

A mortgage prepayment is any amount you pay in addition to your regular payments. This can …

Alberta apartment vacancy rates lowest in Canada

Filed under: Mortgage - 23 Jan 2014

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX:  Alberta is likely the best place to be in Canada if you’re looking for work. But if you need a place to live along with that new job, you might run into some problems.

According to the …

Alberta in-migration on track to surpass record

Filed under: Mortgage - 13 Jan 2014

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX:  Great job opportunities and a fantastic quality of life are drawing thousands of people to Alberta from across the country. Statistics Canada’s latest estimates peg Alberta’s total population on Oct. 1, 2013, at 4,060,719.

In the third …