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Elan Weintraub Quoted in The Globe and Mail – Many Canadians made additional mortgage payments during the pandemic

Posted on April 22nd, 2021 by Natalie Wong

Canadian homeowners haveincreased their additional mortgage payments during the pandemic, taking advantage of savings built up during the lockdowns to pay down their home loans. A total of $34-billion of additional or unscheduled mortgage payments were made last year, compared with $31-billion in 2019, according to a new report from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. […]

Elan Weintraub Quoted in Financial Post – Renewing your mortgage? Here’s why you should think twice

Posted on March 25th, 2021 by Natalie Wong

Hastily saying yes to another term can be a costly mistake When you’re a busy homeowner, renewing your mortgage with your current lender can seem to make a lot of sense. It’s generally easy and uncomplicated, particularly if you have a good relationship with the institution that provided your financing. But renewing your loan with […]