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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RRSP or Mortgage?

The year is underway! Some of us might have already given up on our resolution(s) and many of us have yet to start. Maybe our resolutions were too strict, not realistic, or we just need to revise them a touch. Regardless, we can all agree that there...

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A Time for Giving!

What an amazing way to end the year! Even through all the changes the mortgage industry faced, we managed to turn our challenges into opportunities and achieve another successful year at Quantus. Having said that, there are many Canadians, especially in Alberta, that have had...

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Equifax Update

Our brokerage, along with most businesses that use Equifax for credit checks recently received a letter updating us on the cyber attack they experienced over the summer in the U.S that also included some potential Canadians.  We thought it was important to keep our clients...

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Interest Rates Have Increased!

How will you be affected?

As we expected, the federal bank has increased the overnight rate by a 1/4% on Wednesday.

After years of being at the same rate, the increase was inevitable. The good news is that this means the government is feeling good about Canada’s economy and felt the need to soften inflation going forward. The bad news is, this may affect your interest rates on many different financial products.

QMS Annual Conference 2017

For the second year in a row we had our annual conference in Kelowna! Our conference was packed full of fun activities, amazing venues, and wine touring to top it off.  Also, we had a very educational conference with a couple guest speakers: Scott Peckford,...

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Top Picks! Canadian Recreational Properties 2017

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Summer time brings Canadians out of hibernation and on the road/sky to their favourite destination, which at some point of the summer, involves going to a property at or near a lake in Canada. Vacation and Recreational homes, a place to escape to and get a little nature in, is just a part of our Canadian culture.

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