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Tag Archives: mortgage lending

What is a mortgage?

What is a mortgage?  According to the Ontario Mortgages Act, R.S.O. 1990 c.M.40 (the legislation that governs mortgages in Ontario), the word mortgage is defined as, “any charge on any property for securing money or money’s worth.” Most consumers would not necessarily understand that technical definition.  In actuality, a mortgage is evidence of a debt.  […]

Understanding Your Credit Score

Understanding Your Credit Score In understanding your credit score we must first define what it is. The Credit Score is a numerical representation of your current and past credit and can range between 300 (the lowest score representing the worst) and 900 (the highest score representing the best). The scoring model used by Equifax and Transunion […]

Why do lenders deal with mortgage brokers?

Why do lenders deal with mortgage brokers? You might think that since the mortgage broker finds the borrower, the lender doesn’t have to pay the costs associated with obtaining that borrower, such as advertising and marketing, having branch offices, etc., and therefore dealing with mortgage brokers is more profitable for a lender.  While that is […]