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If you’re a homeowner in need of capital, chances are you’ve stumbled across a variety of lending options. Two common lending solutions that often puzzle homeowners are Private Lending and Alternative Lending.  Both private and alternative lenders differ from traditional lenders, such as the Big......

If you’re a homeowner in need of capital, chances are you’ve stumbled across a variety of lending options. Two common lending solutions that often puzzle homeowners are Private Lending and Alternative Lending.  Both private and alternative lenders differ from traditional lenders, such as the Big......

Understanding the value of your house is important to know, not just to ease your curiosity, but for a variety of other financial purposes. For instance, if you’re aware of your home value you’ll be able to better establish an accurate listing price. But maybe......

With the ever-growing competitiveness of the housing market, it’s no secret that real estate has become one of the greatest investments you can make. Better yet, if you’re a homeowner, you have the opportunity to invest in home renovations, which just might hold the key......

Between having to financially balance credit cards, mortgages, and loans, many homeowners often find themselves taking on too much debt. What might surprise you is that this is quite common and by no means a bad thing, especially when you have the option to consolidate......

Since its introduction in 2018, homeowners across the nation have dealt with financial difficulties and challenges when facing Canada’s infamous mortgage stress test. So to help take the stress off any mortgage concerns you may have, the Leap Financial team has broken down exactly what......

The spring season is representative of a fresh start for you, and your financials. Use Your Home Equity To Explore New Opportunities   Your home equity is the value of your home today, minus the outstanding balance on your mortgage. And while this may seem......

Distinguishing a home equity loan from a home equity line of credit (HELOC) can be a puzzling topic, especially provided how similar their names are. Both options offer a variety of benefits and drawbacks, however, depending on your financial needs and situation, one option may......