When Other Lenders Say “NO” We Say “Yes”! Grande Prairie Mortgage Solutions.   

A client recently approached Grande Prairie Whalen Mortgages saying they couldn’t buy the home they wanted. They came to us because they’d already been rejected by their local bank. They were told to come back after they’d saved at least a 10% down payment. Never mind...

Potential Regulatory Changes and Their Impact on Grande Prairie Mortgage Customers

If the Conservatives win in October’s federal election, it would have major changes to Canadian mortgage regulations. Andrew Scheer shared his vision with the Canadian Home Builders’ Association or CHBA.   Andrew Scheer said the combination of endless tax hikes and...

The New 2019 Budget Includes Help for First Time Home Buyers in Grande Prairie 

The 2019 budget includes a new solution to the Canadian housing market collapse and housing affordability crisis – shared equity mortgages or SEM. This would be through the First Time Home Buyers Initiative or FTHBI.   The 2019 budget doesn’t include a lot of details...

How Different Credit Problems Are Regarded by Lenders in Grande Prairie

Lenders don’t give all credit problems the same weight when you apply for a mortgage. Bankruptcies are much more severe than being late on your bills. Let’s look at the different types of issues you could have in your credit report and how they affect your mortgage...

How to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Mortgage in Grande Prairie

Mortgage financing rules have changed on both a federal and provincial level. However, these rules are not the only things that determine your eligibility for a mortgage. Here are a few other factors that affect your ability to get a mortgage and ways you can improve...


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