Mortgages in Canada can be a murky subject – one that we hope to shed some light on with a series of highly informational articles.
Bank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate to 1.5%, noting trade tensions - CBC.ca + MORE Jul 11th
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 cred.... More »
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's latest quarterly earnings beat market expectations with a double-digit profit bump on strong earnings south of the border and at home, despite slowing domestic mortgage growth..... More »
Jerry Brown and the Legislature refuse to honor a court order..... More »
Homeowners with variable mortgage rates have seen their rates rise over the past year as the Bank of Canada has raised its key interest rate target four times..... More »
The incredible variable rate wars we’re seeing this month are about to come to a close! It would be a shame to miss out on these savings! And, while there is a possibility that they’ll extend into June, I wouldn’t risk it – deep savings like these don’t come around eve.... More »
As many already know, purchasing real estate isn’t as simple as purchasing milk from the corner store. Naturally, buying any home – let alone your first home – is a process that involves a substantial amount of decisions, paperwork, and money.
The results of a recent survey conducted by TD found that 56 per cent of its 1,001 respondents aged 18 to 69 have reservations when it comes to purchasing their first home. According to the survey, respondents cited their biggest concern as the fear of missing an important aspect that is necessary in the home-buying process. Over 70 per cent are concerned they will endure expenses they do not foresee, while 24 per cent find it outright stressful, and 21 per cent view buying real estate as understandably overwhelming.
But there are some ways to help offset these worries. You can make your real estate investment much more manageable by ensuring you owe little-to-no money elsewhere, understanding all of the expenses – big and small – that you may incur during the process, and, finally, selecting the right mortgage loan on your property to make payments as easy as possible…
It’s not just new homeowners who are feeling the impact of higher interest rates and tougher lending standards: even those who’ve already bought are feeling the heat.