Mortgage payment calculator + MORE Aug 24th

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OSFI report reveals largely unknown mortgage exemption: no stress test on insured switches + MORE Oct 23rd

Many in the mortgage industry reacted with surprise after learning about a little but very important nugget buried in an OSFI report released earlier this week..... More »

How much credit card debt does the average Canadian have? + MORE Jan 18th

As the country re-opens after COVID-related restrictions, Canadians are faced with a worrying financial picture. Many have moved, others are looking to travel, and the cost of living is ballooning with unusual rates of inflation. Meanwhile, the Bank of Canada (BoC) rate hikes designed to curb these .... More »

Big banks slash mortgage rates this week to reflect lower bond yields in Canada + MORE Jan 12th

Nearly all of the country's big banks slashed their advertised fixed mortgage rates this week, in some cases by as much as 70 basis points (or 0.70%)..... More »

Ottawa to allow 30-year amortization for first-time buyers’ mortgages on new homes + MORE Apr 12th

Some advocates are praising Ottawa’s move to lengthen the amortization period on insured mortgages for certain home buyers, but say expanding the policy to all Canadians would help make home ownership more affordable. Speaking in Toronto on Thursday, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced.... More »

Can you pay off your debt while saving for retirement? + MORE Sep 2nd

Ask MoneySense We are a blended family. My husband, at 50 years old, owns a home with a $330,000 variable-rate mortgage. He rents it out for $3,400 per month, which covers the mortgage plus about $1,000. He’s also maxed out his $50,000 line of credit. He has $200,000 in an RRSP and has a company p.... More »

Mortgage payment calculator


For the majority of Canadians, buying a home will be the single biggest purchase they ever make, and getting a mortgage is an essential part of this process. But how do you ensure you get a mortgage that you can actually afford over the long term? That’s where a mortgage payment calculator comes in.

Why use a mortgage payment calculator?

Just how much a home mortgage will end up costing you over the long haul can be hard to fully grasp, especially when you factor in interest. A mortgage payment calculator is an indispensable tool that will help you understand what your payments will be over time. It also gives you a more accurate sense of what you can afford. 

By using a mortgage calculator to estimate your payments, you’ll have a more realistic picture of the options available to you—and you’ll be better placed to assess mortgage products. In short, a mortgage payment calculator can help you see how a mortgage fits within your current financial plans, as well as how it may affect your future goals…

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Despite interest rates potentially being at or near a peak, borrowers aren’t betting on rate cuts anytime soon.

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Despite the shock of sharpy higher rates as their mortgages renew, EQB reports that its clients are continuing to prove resilient.

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