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Pickering, A Great Place To Live


Pickering began as a village and grew to be the gateway to Durham Region!

There is great ethnic diversity within the Pickering today. It is a center for living, working and play within the Durham Region.

pickering ontarioPickering  Ontario has experienced rapid growth in the post-war period. Between 1996 and 2009, the municipality experienced a growth rate of 12 percent (78,989 people to 100,273). Population growth has slowed considerably in recent years, growing only slightly between the 2001 and 2006 census. By 2023, Pickering will be home to nearly 170,000 residents. The province of Ontario has also designated Pickering as one of two municipalities in Durham Region as an urban growth center.  With the Go Transit system, the 401 and 407 Highways, Pickering is linked to the GTA.

Pickering is home to the Pickering Nuclear Station an eight-reactor facility with a capacity of 4,120 megawatts. The first station, Pickering A, opened with four reactors in 1971. Ontario Power Generation the plants’ operator, is the largest single employer in the city. In 2001, the wind-powered OPG 7 Commemorative Turbine was opened on the generating station site.

A number of manufacturers are also located in the city. Major employers include Yorkville Sound  (audio equipment), the Canadian headquarters of Purdue Pharma (pharmaceuticals and health & beauty products), Hubbell Canada (electrical equipment), PSB-Speakers-Lenbrook (stereo equipment) and Eco-Tec Inc. (industrial water purification and chemical recovery systems).

Great Shopping, Pickering Town Center, Schools, Places of Worship abound in Pickering and it’s location on the shore of Lake Ontario provide great outdoor entertainment.  A wide variety of restaurants, sports facilities and historic sites round out the activities that Pickering has to offer.

Pickering is a founding member of the Durham Strategic Energy Alliance or DSEA. The nucleus of the DSEA is primarily Pickering businesses such as Ontario Power Generation, Veridian, Wardrop Engineering, AECL, Intellimeter, Areva and Eco-Tec.

Pickering is a great place to live and as a provider of Mortgage Solutions to all of Durham Region we want you to know that we’re “MiMortgage Team” in Pickering.  

Pickering Mortgages

Pickering Mortgage Brokers can offer the best mortgage rates to suit your needs

Whether you need mortgage financing to buy a home, refinance, or to purchase a commercial or investment property, you want the best mortgage rates and our team of Pickering mortgage agents have access to hundreds of mortgage options to match your specific needs. Our Mortgage Intelligence website explains the mortgage application process in simple terms and offers other great features to educate borrowers about the different mortgage types and rates that are available.

Pickering Mortgage Services Covers All The Bases

We want to share our financial knowledge with you and help make the mortgage process as easy as possible. Our Pickering Mortgage Service covers all the bases from first and second mortgage financing at fixed rates, to commercial and investment lending and reverse mortgages for seniors. Our online Mortgage Intelligence application form saves time by letting you apply for mortgage financing from the comfort of your own home and our full-time licensed mortgage agents are trained to guide borrowers through the application process, from start to finish. Let’s get started today!

Weekly E-Rates Keep You Up To Date On All Pickering Mortgage Rates

Mortgage Intelligence professionals are dedicated to finding the best Pickering mortgage rates for our clients throughout Durham Region. With access to over fifty lenders across the country, we can offer the right mortgage products at the best fixed or variable rates and terms to suit your personal mortgage needs. Many of our clients want to be proactive when it comes to rate shopping and signing up for our weekly e-rates will keep you up-to-date on all the current rates.

Contact us Today. We are your Mortgage Brokers in Pickering!


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Durham Region, A Great Place To Live!

Are You Moving to Durham Region?

Moving to Durham Region

The Regional Municipality of Durham, encompassing one-thousand square miles, is comprised of eight area municipalities each with its own elected Mayor and Council from whom are drawn the 28 members of Regional Council. The population is approximately 500,000 in the entire the Region of Durham.

Walk through buildings used in the filming of “Road to Avonlea,” and “Anne of Green Gables,” while you peek into the lives of settlers from the 18th century.  Stop in for a relaxing dinner at an Uxbridge restaurant and experience the flavor of the community. Stay at one of the local bed and breakfasts and discover the rural locations that gave inspiration to the writing of L.M. Montgomery.

Sample the fresh taste of fruits and vegetables grown at Archibald Orchards & Estate Winery. Stay and sample wine or play a round of golf at Cider House Golf Course.  Tyrone Mills practices the same methods of the last century to produce lumber and apple cider. Purchase some warm apple cider doughnuts.  Drop into Brooklin for lunch at one of the local tea houses or restaurants. A quick trip north brings you to Ocala Orchards Farm Winery to sample their award-winning wines.. Enjoy shopping in the Victorian village of Port Perry.

From the grand estate of R. Samuel McLaughlin, founder of General Motors of Canada, to The Robert McLaughlin Gallery and the McLaughlin Plaque at the site of the old family homestead, Durham Region truly has a history deeply connected to the automotive industry and the generosity of this well-known family. The Canadian Automotive Museum shows the evolution of the automobile with vehicles dating from 1898 to 1981 on display and is located in an original 1920’s car dealership. Plan to have dinner at Haugen’s Chicken & Rib BBQ in Manchester during one of their regular Wednesday night Classic Car Cruises held throughout the summer and be sure to check out the racing schedule at Mosport International Raceway.

Durham Region is a diverse area, and “Your MiMortgage Team, is a diverse team of 11 full time Mortgage Agents who understand the needs of the residents of Durham Region.

We have associated ourselves with many professionals throughout the Durham Region to bring you the best mortgage and homeowner resources available anywhere.


Durham Region Mortgages

Durham Region Mortgage Brokers Work For Their Clients

At Mortgage Intelligence, we know our customers want more than just great rates from the many different lenders we work with. They also want a selection of mortgage products to suit their specific needs when it comes to residential and commercial mortgages, second mortgages, private mortgage loans and easy refinancing. As independent Durham Region Mortgage Brokers we work for you, not the lenders, to find the best mortgage rates and terms. One look at the testimonials section on our website will prove we have a good track record with our clients.

Durham Region Mortgage Services Offer More Than Just Great Rates

When you’re buying a home or investment property or need mortgage refinancing, every penny counts and because we deal with over fifty national lenders, we can almost always offer a wide range of suitable mortgage options at very competitive fixed or variable rates. But there’s more to the professional Durham Region Mortgage Services. We are a team of 11 full-time experienced Mortgage Brokers and Agents ready to share everything we know about getting you the right mortgage at the best rate.

Durham Region Mortgage Rates And Mortgage Approvals

One of the best reasons to use our safe and secure Mortgage Intelligence online application form when you’re looking to obtain low interest Durham Region Mortgage Rates to purchase or refinance is the fact that we can secure the rate of your pre-approved mortgage for up to 120 days from the application date. Our access to national mortgage partners even allows us to offer unadvertised discounts on five-year mortgages at fixed rates. Our team of licensed mortgage agents have different areas of financing expertise to meet all our clients’ needs and our combined experience works to deliver mortgage approvals.

Contact us Today.  We’re your Mortgage Brokers in Durham Region!