News, Tips & Advice

Do You Know Your Credit Score?

Have you been struggling to land your dream job? Maybe it’s not your qualifications that are keeping you back but your credit. Yes, we said credit. Lenders are not the only people who can access your credit history. Employers, landlords, and even cell phone companies...

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What is a Debt Consolidation Loan?

The struggle to reduce debt is very real. Many Canadians feel the pressure of the increasing costs of goods, a weak dollar, and rising interest rates and it’s not surprising that the top financial goal of 2019 is to pay down debt. Aside from budgeting and...

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Tackling Personal Debt in 2019

It’s a simple yet powerful four-letter word—debt. Unfortunately, many Canadians have an unhealthy relationship with debt either hiding it from their spouses or just avoiding it altogether. But, getting out of debt while living life comfortably can be surprisingly simple! We have collected our best...

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‘Tis the Season to Nest

With the Holiday Season upon us, and with some well-earned time off, hopefully you have a day or two in between visits with friends and families to hunker down and get reacquainted with your couch!  Sometimes it’s fun to just stay in your pajamas and...

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Home Auto Life

Wouldn’t it be nice if some things just worked? Life isn’t always easy as it should be. It seems that everything takes multiple steps and phone calls to get (what should be) a simple thing done. We are fixing this. We are proud to announce the launch of...

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2018 Annual QMS Conference in Seattle!

The QMS team spent the weekend in Seattle for our 2018 Annual Conference going over important industry and organizational updates. Due to this year's mortgage rule changes, this year has been full of adjustments and familiarizing ourselves with a new kind of normal. As well, lenders...

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Pre-Qualifying Quick Tools: Buyer Beware

With the recent regulation changes in Canada, being approved for a mortgage has become a little more difficult. So why are we receiving contradictory information about how quick and easy getting a mortgage can be? Transparency, as we all know, is not a word that...

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The “New Math” for Mortgages

If you know a child in school, you’ve probably heard what a lot of us adults call “new math.” Having taken math before, you’d think math would never change, and that’s exactly how Mortgage Brokers thought about mortgages. After all, the process of qualifying and...

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Style With Function

Whether you’ve already gone to school, have kids going back to school, or are going back yourself, this is roughly around the time when we start thinking about shifting our routines for the fall. The urgency to prepare and organize comes over us, especially when...

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