2020 Mortgage Forecasts: Defaults to Jump, Originations to Tumble, Sales to “Suffer” + MORE May 8th

Obtaining a mortgage or secured line of credit in Canada at the best rates is often a daunting task. We can help! Read the articles below for more info.
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Deferring Your Mortgage Could Cost You More Down the Road + MORE Jun 4th

Well over 700,000 Canadian homeowners have now taken advantage of various mortgage payment deferral programs offered by most mortgage lenders. It’s no wonder there’s been so much demand, considering more than three million jobs have been lost across the country since the start of March when the.... More »
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How to Read Your Credit Report + MORE Jun 1st

Your credit report summarizes your credit history and helps lenders weigh your credit risk. Often your credit report is initiated when you apply for your first credit card. Over time it can help you reach your larger financial goals such as obtaining a rental agreement or mortgage. When you apply f.... More »
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CMHC’s Gloomy Outlook: Up to 18% Drop in Home Prices, 20% Arrears Rate + MORE May 23rd

The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation delivered a particularly gloomy forecast while testifying remotely before the House of Commons Finance Committee on Tuesday. Among those predictions, CMHC CEO Evan Siddall said: Home prices could fall from their peak by 9% to 18% over the next .... More »
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Advice for cash-strapped renters and landlords during COVID-19 + MORE May 17th

When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across North America in early 2020, it created a wave of income loss that impacted people from all walks of life. While some individuals have been hit harder than others, it’s difficult to find a group or industry that hasn’t been affected. A small segment of the.... More »
There’s no doubt that Canada’s mortgage and real estate industries will suffer in the short term due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. But how long will the pain last and how far out might the recovery be? Those are questions being asked by many in the industry, and some have put forth their best guesses. Here’s a look at the latest mortgage-related forecasts for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021… Mortgage Arrears to Rise in 2021? So […]

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On the heels of new data showing that home prices tumbled in April across many of Canada’s largest cities, CMHC is forecasting it will take at least until 2022 for a return to pre-recession levels. The federal housing agency modelled out a pandemic scenario that was “not as severe as this,” CEO Evan Siddall said in a teleconference following the release of CMHC’s annual report. “And I’m sure that you’d understand that the realm of plausibility has expanded significantly as […]

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