Karen Boies

Mortgage Planner

  • Census figures: What do they mean for Canada’s reverse mortgage market?

    New national census figures released by Statistics Canada last week contained some intriguing revelations about the country’s current demographics – not least where its housing and mortgage markets are concerned. The headline news from the census was the fact that the working population in Canada is older than it’s ever been, with more than 20%

  • Get better curb appeal in one weekend

    In just two days, you can add impressive (and inexpensive!) appeal to your home’s exterior. With dedicated details and easy DIY solutions, our quick ideas for curb appeal will instantly brighten your residence. A charming facade doesn’t require a full-out facelift. Utilize the weekend to carry out one or all of the key details featured

  • 10 Reasons Why Homebuyers May Not Qualify for the Best Rates

    As mortgage brokers, we know that homebuyers often enter the mortgage process with confident expectations surrounding the rate they expect to receive, only to be disappointed when they can’t qualify for the best rates. They inevitably always come back with one burning question: why? Why do homebuyers not qualify for the mortgage rate they thought