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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 ...

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Open For Business

To our valued partners During this challenging and unprecedented time brought on by Covid-19, we want to reach out to assure you that we are continuing to operate and manage our business online. While taking precautionary measures to protect our employees, customers and the community. We are open for business throughout this crisis. We will continue to strive to ...


Physical Distancing

As we evolve with our world, living under the burden of COVID-19 has created a sense of unease for all of us. We get new information daily that is being constantly updated and thrown our way. As we absorb and contemplate what our new realities are bringing, a sense of apprehension is perfectly normal, when ...

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