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.
There’s a great new flexible interest-only mortgage product that could prove beneficial for a number of borrowers, including first-timers, real estate investors, professionals, seasonal workers and others looking for lower monthly mortgage payments. Designed to help borrowers increase monthly .... More »
According to a new report by the Mortgage Professionals of Canada (MPC), new stricter mortgage rules are leaving 18 per cent of home buyers out of the market. The MPC report found that while many Canadian home buyers could afford to make monthly payments at the bank’s contract rate, the higher ba.... More »
What the Bank of Canada Rate Increase to 1.5% Means for Canadian Home Owners and Home Buyers + MORE Jul 17th
From personal loans to mortgages, simply put, it’s now more expensive and more difficult for Canadians to borrow money. At the beginning of 2018, new mortgage rules raised the bar for qualification. Under federal law, all financial institutions are now required to put any new applicants under a.... More »
While Vancouver area home sales are still posting year-over-year declines, signs are appearing in the Greater Toronto Area that the worst of the housing correction is now over. Experts say that likely won’t be enough to stave off a slowdown in national GDP growth, however, which in part will b.... More »
CBC.caBank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate to 1.5%, noting trade tensionsCBC.caFor the fourth time in a little over a year, the Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark interest rate, a move that will increase the cost of borrowing for Canadians with variable-rate mortgages and lines of credit.Canadian dollar hits nine-day low as greenback rally counters BoC rate hikeThe Globe and MailDr. Sherry Cooper: Poloz Opens the Door for More Rate HikesCanada NewsWire (press release)Bank of Canada hikes rates, shrugging of trade tensionsReuters CanadaDigital Journalall 242 news articles »
For the fourth time in a little over a year, the Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark interest rate, a move that will increase the cost of borrowing for Canadians with variable-rate mortgages and lines of credit.
For those with a vested interest in mortgage rates—particularly variable-rate mortgage holders—tomorrow’s Bank of Canada rate decision has become one of the most-anticipated financial events of the quarter. Expectations of a rate hike have seesawed from a near certainty to a coin toss and back to a sound bet. Markets are currently 92% priced in […]