New CMHC Criteria

On June 4, 2020, CMHC announced changes to their underwriting criteria, which will impact sales in some parts of the new home sector. How does this affect home builders, realtors, mortgage brokers – and home buyers? What are the changes? Credit score requirement increasing from 600 to 680 Beacon; Flex down mortgages are no longer

All About Mortgages During COVID-19

All About Mortgages During COVID-19 Most times we live our lives only to look back and realize that we lived through a historic moment. This is not one of those times, from the beginning of the Covid-19 virus crisis, every development has been unprecedented.  As a result, many fears have been brought to our doorsteps.

Our Commitment In These Challenging Times

Ownest’s Commitment In These Challenging Times At Ownest, we understand the hardships that many businesses and individuals are facing due to COVID-19. As a Calgary based start-up, we’d like to do our part in offering some relief to Canadians, and to keep up the amazing community spirit that has been shown across the country. Since

Ownest Financial Partners With Alcedio Capital

Ownest Financial Partners With Alcedio Capital FinTech Start Up Ownest Financial Announces Equity Partnership with Alcedio Capital Inc. Calgary, AB: Ownest Financial, a Calgary based FinTech company, today announced a new equity partnership with Alcedio Capital Inc. (“Alcedio”), a boutique international capital firm. This partnership will allow Ownest to grow to new markets worldwide, at

Ownest Financial Partners With Tribune Capital

Ownest Financial Partners With Tribune Capital Financial Tech Start Up Ownest Financial Announces Equity Partnership with Tribune Capital. Ownest Financial, a Calgary-based financial tech company, recently announced their partnership with Tribune Capital, a Saskatchewan-based Venture Capital firm. Ownest Financial was founded in 2012 with one main goal – to innovate how financing is done around

Landmark Homes

Ownest is proud to announce one of our newest partners – Landmark Homes Edmonton! Landmark Homes prides itself on being Edmonton’s leading master home builder in innovative design, technology & sustainability. They are passionate about building high quality, energy efficient and beautiful homes. With over 17 locations just in Edmonton alone, Landmark Homes offers every