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New Mortgage Company Puts the Power in Borrowers’ Hands

New Mortgage Company Puts the Power in Borrowers’ Hands

The Northshore News released an inciting article this March that covers WiiBid’s overarching goal of shifting the power dynamics within the mortgage industry by putting the power back in borrower’s hands. The newly released article outlines valuable statements from the company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer, Amin Eskooch who capitalizes on the lack of transparency […]

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Bidding Wars & Tax Incentives In Real Estate

Bidding Wars & Tax Incentives In Real Estate

When the world changed this time last year, we saw unemployment rates at a low with the decrease in the housing market and mostly every other market. Today, a year later we now see the prices of homes in Canada on an uprise, with many homes going hundreds of thousands of dollars over not only […]

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Are Mortgage Rates Going Up In 2021?

Are Mortgage Rates Going Up In 2021?

With the pandemic affecting many in different ways, the surprising consistency and growth of the Canadian housing market throughout 2020 and early 2021 has experts stunned. Though many factors play a part in this, the outcome is as expected: home prices have skyrocketed in urban centers and local markets are running red-hot!  According to BNN […]

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5 Tips to Get the Best Canadian Mortgage Rates in 2021

5 Tips to Get the Best Canadian Mortgage Rates in 2021

purchase of your life. Shopping for a quality mortgage product is a key ingredient in that journey a choosing the right home starts with choosing the right mortgage. While most mortgage shoppers often feel that getting approved for a mortgage is almost like winning a marathon, at WiiBid, we feel it’s the other way around […]

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DIY Mortgage Platform Featured In The Georgia Straight!

DIY Mortgage Platform Featured In The Georgia Straight!

Buying a property and keeping up with the expenses can be stressful, which is why homeowners need the best mortgage rates possible. It’s not “Home Sweet Home” without a sweet mortgage! That’s why WiiBid, B.C.’s latest innovative mortgage and lending platform, helps consumers find low financing rates by using machine learning and auction technology. Consumers […]

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2021 BC Real Estate Trends – Tips to Succeed in a Seller’s Market

2021 BC Real Estate Trends – Tips to Succeed in a Seller’s Market

There used to be a time when downtown Vancouver was one of the most desired destinations, particularly as the central location for business activities, commercial, nightlife, entertainment, some of the best cousins, bars, and the most popular business hub for the city. With the pandemic at play, downtown living doesn’t seem to have all the […]

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Considering A Private Mortgage? Learn About Their Value!

Considering A Private Mortgage? Learn About Their Value!

Trust me, I get it. Most folks tend to wait around for lower rates, a better deal, or a discounted price. I grew up in a household where waiting just a bit longer was always the safest method when it came to purchasing just about anything. Nonetheless, in the context of mortgage hunting, it may […]

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Rejected by the Bank? Discover Alternative Financing Solutions!

Rejected by the Bank? Discover Alternative Financing Solutions!

When looking to secure a mortgage loan from a bank, there are several hurdles that borrowers need to leap over. This can be especially stressful combined with time-sensitive pressures – such as when trying to close a deal before another buyer swoops in with a better offer on your dream home. If the bank takes […]

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Will Mortgage Shopping Be The Next To Go Online?

Will Mortgage Shopping Be The Next To Go Online?

Everybody knows that the COVID-19 Pandemic has had quite an impact on 2020 and will likely continue to do so for the years to come; but what does that mean for traditional mortgages? Well for starters this year more than ever, we saw a shift of traditional shopping from in-store to online, boosting the market […]

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Impressions Matter – Renovate To Maximize Property Value

Impressions Matter – Renovate To Maximize Property Value

Almost everyone knows it’s a good idea to renovate before selling your property. A little paint, new lighting, and posh flooring can go a long way in helping you increase your potential revenue. This increase in property value after a renovation is also known as Return on Investment (ROI). Most homeowners are surprised to learn […]

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Learn how Realtors can Seal more Deals!

Learn how Realtors can Seal more Deals!

You’ve probably been in this situation before: a client has gone through all the steps and decided on a property to purchase. As they are gathering all of the documents needed for the final signing, their financing falls through, leading to their down payment being lost, along with your commission.Mortgages often represent the final hurdle […]

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Private Lending Solutions at Auctioned Rates

Private Lending Solutions at Auctioned Rates

Looking for a private mortgage but want to make sure you are getting the best rate without spending valuable time shopping around? Look no further – WiiBid is your one-stop-shop! For the first time ever, lenders are bidding on mortgages! With WiiBid you can get “auctioned” rates which means you have a centralized marketplace to […]

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The Benefits and Risks of Co-Signing for a Mortgage

The Benefits and Risks of Co-Signing for a Mortgage

Thanks to tighter mortgage qualification rules and higher-priced real estate — particularly in the greater Vancouver and Toronto areas — it’s not always easy to qualify for a mortgage on your own merits. You may very well have a great job, a decent income, a husky down payment, and perfect credit, but that still may […]

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The Explosion Of Alternative Mortgage Lending Sources

The Explosion Of Alternative Mortgage Lending Sources

The value of Canada’s non-bank residential mortgages skyrocketed by more than 10 times in the period 2007-2018, according to Statistics Canada data released last week — a much more rapid increase than residential property values. The data suggest that more and more residential mortgage consumers have been turning away from the big banks and credit unions to […]

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Facts About Alternative Mortgage Lenders

Facts About Alternative Mortgage Lenders

Everyone likes to believe that they will qualify for the best rates and terms when they start shopping for a mortgage, but this isn’t always a reality. Most residential mortgages will fit into three categories: “A” lenders – Chartered banks, credit unions, and monoline mortgage companies. These lenders offer the best rates and terms including […]

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