The Leap Financial Blog

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A home equity loan otherwise known as a second mortgage, is a type of loan in which the borrower receives a large sum of money by obtaining equity from their property. The loan amount is determined by the value of your property, which is then......

A new roof can be a very smart edition to your home, adding value and increasing structural soundness. If you have plans to sell your home in the future, a roof installation is the perfect way to increase your resale value, while providing an additional......

Not everyone meets the rigid criteria requirements to obtain a mortgage from big financial institutions such as banks. They often involve a timely application process before they even consider an individual for a mortgage, which can be an overwhelming situation for those seeking quick and......

Do you have a high-interest debt? Are you wondering “Can I consolidate debt into a mortgage?” Any kind of debt can be hard to pay down and get permanently dissolved if the interest charges keep accruing. Many people may feel at a loss about making......

For many young Canadians, purchasing a home is part of a life-long goal. Of the many elements involved – securing a downpayment and making sure the timing is perfect – getting an affordable mortgage option is arguably the most important. Have a good credit score......

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......