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It is time to renewal! Now what?!

It is time to renewal! Now what?!

January 18, 2024 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

This is a timely question with over 82% of all mortgages coming up for renewal over the next three years! At renewal or maturity date of your current term, you typically have three options. S ... [read more]

 What are Property Taxes and Why Do We Need to Pay Them?

What are Property Taxes and Why Do We Need to Pay Them?

November 8, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

What are property taxes?  Anyone who has owned a real estate property has experienced spending their hard-earned money on property taxes. These fees are due every year, so what are these funds u ... [read more]

October Shut The Front Door - Navigating a tough market

October Shut The Front Door - Navigating a tough market

September 25, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

Navigating the Changing Real Estate Landscape: A Year of Challenges and Opportunities   The past year has been an unprecedented roller coaster ride for homeowners and homebuyers alike. With flu ... [read more]

What is a Home Equity Line of Credit?

What is a Home Equity Line of Credit?

September 22, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

A home equity line of credit (HELOC), is a loan available to homeowners once they purchase a property. Individuals can apply for this loan, by offering collateral of the equity in their home, which if ... [read more]

What is a Mortgage?

What is a Mortgage?

September 5, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

A mortgage is a loan offered by a lender to obtain the asset of a property and land. Did you know roughly every 9 in 10 homeowners between the ages of 25 to 44 have a mortgage? With this many Canadian ... [read more]

Turning Your Basement into a Rental Suite: What to Keep in Mind

Turning Your Basement into a Rental Suite: What to Keep in Mind

August 25, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

Do you want a way to create extra cash flow by utilizing an asset you already have? Well, converting your basement into a rental suite can do just that! Below are some things you will need to consider ... [read more]

How to Design a Home Office to Maximize Productivity

How to Design a Home Office to Maximize Productivity

August 22, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

Anyone can throw a desk and laptop in a room and call it an office, but what does it take to create a workspace that you love and drives productivity? This task will require some intentional planning ... [read more]

Pros and Cons of New Build Homes

Pros and Cons of New Build Homes

June 15, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

When deciding to purchase an older home vs a new build there are many considerations. Often this decision may be influenced by your overall budget and timeline but will vary for every buyer. To see wh ... [read more]

May Shut the Front Door!

May Shut the Front Door!

May 29, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

31 Days of Awesomeness for Charity is back!  We love hosting charity events to help local, grassroot charities in Durham Region. For the 4th year we are hosting the 31 Days of Awesomeness for ... [read more]

What Rate Will You Qualify For? Interest Rates in May 2023

What Rate Will You Qualify For? Interest Rates in May 2023

May 7, 2023 | Posted by: Sherry Corbitt

As a mortgage broker, I don’t post the rates on our website because too often people look at a rate that they are not qualified for. Mortgages have different categories depending on if they are ... [read more]

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Sherry Corbitt
Sherry Corbitt
Whitby, Mortgage Broker Level 2
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