Mortgages

Trump Policies

No Interest Rate Change Announced as Bank of Canada Awaits Trump Policies

The Bank of Canada has left its trend-setting borrowing rate at 0.5% for the 18th consecutive month – a wait-and-see… Read More »

CMHC Mortgage Insurance Hikes

CMHC Mortgage Insurance Hikes to Come in March

Planning to make a smaller down payment on your home? A new rule is on the way that will squeeze… Read More »

2016 Hot Housing Market

INFOGRAPHIC: Canadians Needed a Hand to Get Into 2016 Hot Housing Market

Soaring home prices in some parts of the country have made it harder for a number of first-time homebuyers looking… Read More »

January mortgage pre-approval

Why January is a Great Time to Get a Mortgage Pre-Approval

The air is cold, the ground is tough, the holiday season is through and enough is enough – it’s time… Read More »

How to save a down payment under new mortgage rules

How to Save for a Down Payment Under the New Mortgage Rules

Pulling together the funds for a down payment on a home will be one of the biggest things you ever… Read More »

Bank of Canada rate

Bank of Canada Rate Remains Unchanged in December

The Bank of Canada has revealed its final interest rate announcement for 2016, opting to leave the cost of borrowing… Read More »

Bank Bulk Mortgages

New Rules Now in Place for Bank Bulk Mortgages

In October, new rules affecting mortgage qualification were put in place for homebuyers. Those paying less than 20% down on… Read More »

Why you should trust a broker

4 Reasons Why You Should Trust a Broker With Your Mortgage (and Not Your Bank)

This article was written by a guest author from Lendesk, makers of mortgage software for Brokers and lenders. Every mortgage application… Read More »

The Trumpflation Effect

The Trumpflation Effect: Why Canadian Mortgage Rates Are Rising

If there’s one thing that markets hate, it’s uncertainty – and the global economy has experienced that in spades following… Read More »

Offer to purchase conditions

Should You Ever Drop Your Offer to Purchase Conditions?

Let’s say you’re on the hunt for your next home, or are a first-time home buyer. You’ve done your due… Read More »