Stories Tagged - insurance
Feb. 08, 2021 | Tyler Difley
Dec. 22, 2020 | Josh Skapin
Depending on the home's degree of energy efficiency, up to a quarter of a borrower's premium can be covered by a rebate through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) Green Home program.
June 18, 2020 | Tyler Difley
June 10, 2020 | Tyler Difley
Starting July 1, new applicants for CMHC's mortgage default insurance will have to meet the following criteria:
June 01, 2020 | Tyler Difley
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many Calgarians have lost their jobs, been furloughed (i.e., temporarily laid off) or seen their working hours reduced. If this has happened to you and you own a home, the loss of income could, understandably, make it difficult to keep up with mortgage payments.
April 17, 2020 | Barb Livingstone
March 20, 2020 | Barb Livingstone
That deposit is generally five per cent of a home's total value for a purchase of less than $500,000, but it can be as high as 20 per cent for a $1-million-plus home. Those funds are a pre-construction commitment to the builder to take that condo or single-family home off the market. That money also gets put toward your eventual down payment.
Jan. 31, 2020 | Gerald Vander Pyl
Aug. 21, 2019 | Natalie Noble
June 26, 2019 | Tyler Difley
Think you're a real estate expert? Familiarity with the ins and outs of homebuying and home selling can give you an edge in the housing market and save you money. So let's put your knowledge to the test!