What is the “Best” Mortgage Rate? + MORE Sep 19th

Mortgages in Canada can be a murky subject – one that we hope to shed some light on with a series of highly informational articles.
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Mortgages: The Digital Future Oct 7th

Most of the financial world is already heavily invested in online distribution. And then there’s the mortgage business. Our industry is scampering to catch up. But catch up it will…and soon. That was the vivid takeaway from last week’s 2nd annual Digital Mortgage Conference in San Francisco. I.... More »
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Insights from the 2017 National Mortgage Conference + MORE Dec 3rd

Another national mortgage conference has come and gone, but many will remember this year’s instalment as nothing short of a success. More than 1,200 mortgage professionals from across the country descended upon Niagara Falls for Mortgage Professionals Canada’s annual National Mortgage Conference.... More »
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Last call for mortgage approvals under the current rules….and an in-depth look at how these new rules will impact YOU in 2018. + MORE Dec 24th

 TIME IS ALMOST UP.. With just days to go before the new mortgage rules take effect on January 1st, we are seeing a flurry of mortgage applications.   Panic buying and … Continue Reading Last call for mortgage approvals under the current rules….and an in-depth look at how these new ru.... More »
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I lost my home in a fire. Can I tap my LIRA to cover costs? + MORE Nov 18th

Q: My house was burnt in the Fort McMurray fire. I am now unemployed and my husband and I are struggling to make the mortgage payments on top of our rent payment. Our savings are now drained as well as money received from insurance—the town house was part of a condo and is being rebuilt. We have.... More »
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Apartment sales driving Lower Mainland housing market - Chilliwack Progress + MORE Nov 3rd

Chilliwack ProgressApartment sales driving Lower Mainland housing marketChilliwack ProgressVancouver and the Fraser Valley both experienced above-average home sales last month, according to local real estate board figures, as buyers try to get ahead of the new mortgage requirements in January. Vanco.... More »

What is the “Best” Mortgage Rate?

– canadianmortgagetrends.com

Six in 10 mortgage consumers choose brokers, in large part because they think brokers will get them the best rate. All too many of those people associate the “best” rate with the “lowest” rate. Mortgage professionals know that’s not generally true, but convincing clients of this isn’t always easy. While rock-bottom “no-frills” mortgage rates may […]

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OSFI’s proposed stress-test changes could result to up to 75,000 fewer home sales in a year when combined with other changes and recent interest-rate hikes

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