Below, you will find a wide variety of resources and information relating to the mortgage process. At Blue Pearl Mortgage Group, we’re here to help you with all your mortgage needs. Please contact us with any questions.
Housing Forecast Updates and Market Statistics Divided by Province
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is one of Canada’s largest single-industry trade associations. Our membership includes more than 125,000 real estate brokers, agents, and salespeople, working through 90 real estate boards and associations across Canada.
The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) is the professional association for more than 22,000 REALTORS® in BC, focusing on provincial issues that impact real estate. Working with the province’s 11 real estate boards, BCREA provides continuing professional education, advocacy, economic research, and standard forms to help REALTORS® provide value for their clients.
As the professional provincial body, the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) represents the interests and concerns of more than 10,000 Alberta REALTORS®, from the 10 local real estate boards and associations. We provide strategic leadership and advance the Alberta real estate profession through member-centric services, advocacy, and professional development.
The Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® is the primary advocate for the REALTOR® community in Saskatchewan. As a not-for-profit organization, it provides direction, leadership, and support services to its members, the industry, and the public.
The Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) uses their expertise to build, empower, and uphold a trusted and sustainable real estate profession to ensure Manitobans value the role that REALTORS® have in building stronger communities, and helping them through the most financially impactful decisions of their lives.
The Ontario Real Estate Association is here to help Ontario REALTORS® succeed in building stronger communities. Ontario REALTORS® use their skills, experience, knowledge, drive, and determination, along with the latest technology, to help more men, women, and families achieve the Canadian dream of home ownership.
Other Valuable Resources
Equifax compiles credit reporting data from many sources and creates a credit file that reflects your personal credit history including your FICO score. Now you can view your credit report online enabling you to monitor your credit and monitor your score while protecting yourself from identity theft. Before making major purchases, such as buying a home or car, you can see exactly what information is available to potential lenders.
Genworth Financial assists families with mortgages, protects families through insurance, and helps customers secure their financial future.
Backed by 60 years of experience, we work with community organizations, the private sector, non-profit agencies, and all levels of government to help create innovative solutions for today's housing challenges, anticipate tomorrow's needs, and improve the quality of life for all Canadians.
Each year, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) prepares an assessment roll for every Ontario municipality. The roll provides the assessed value of all the properties in a municipality or in the jurisdiction of a school board with taxing authority.
MPAC also prepares supplementary assessment lists, which municipalities use to add in-year tax revenue from new construction or major alterations to properties.
Canada Revenue Agency: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/menu-e.html
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, as well as various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.
TransUnion Canada: www.transunion.ca
TransUnion Canada is another consumer credit reporting agency providing credit reporting services to Canadian consumers. TransUnion Canada is also a great source of credit-related information.
The Bank of Canada: www.bankofcanada.ca
The Bank of Canada is the nation's central bank. It is responsible for Canada's monetary policy, bank notes, financial system, and funds management.
Appraisal Institute of Canada: www.aicanada.ca
Appraisal Institute of Canada is the premier real estate appraisal association in Canada. The institute is a self-regulating body whose mission is to protect the public interest by ensuring highest standards, practices, and professional conduct in real estate appraisals.
Mortgage Document Checklist: Download Here Document Checklist
Whether you are buying a new home or refinancing your existing mortgage, our goal is to make this process as efficient as possible. Our Mortgage Document Checklist can help you prepare ahead of time.
BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership: https://www.bchousing.org/housing-assistance/bc-home-partnership
BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership (BC HOME Partnership) assists residents of British Columbia who are eligible first-time homebuyers by providing repayable down payment assistance loans.