Tag: mortgage rates


Rising Canadian Mortgage Balances could see Downward Shift

By: The Super Broker

Amidst falling housing prices, Canadian mortgage balances have risen for nearly a third of Canadian home owners.

Low Mortgage Rates

Does Low Rate Mean Low Quality?

By: Elias Kellendonk

Some mortgage brokers believe that professionals offering the lowest mortgage rates are sacrificing the value of professional guidance for rock bottom Canadian mortgage rates.

Mortgage Broker

What to Look for in a Mortgage Broker

By: The Super Broker

With a growing number of brokers entering the Canadian mortgage market, how do you find the one that will work best for you?

HELOC - Canada

Falling Housing Prices Mean It's Time To Act

By: The Super Broker

When home values begin to decline, it ‘s best to take action before lenders and home insurers start narrowing their allowances


HSBC Closes Doors to Mortgage Brokers

By: The Super Broker

HSBC mortgage products were often attributed lengthy turnaround times, and only put forward occasional rate promotions.


Majority of First-Time Homebuyers Shop Online

By: The Super Broker

A CMHC study finds that First-time homebuyers conduct virtually all of their mortgage inquiries online.

Benchmark Rate

Higher Qualification Rates Posted by Banks

By: The Super Broker

On April 19th, all banks will be using what is referred to as a ‘benchmark rate’ to see who qualifies for a mortgage.


When to Lose the Bidding War

By: The Super Broker

There comes a point in time when a house price rises so high that a purchase may just not be a wise decision.

April 19 Deadline

Pre-Approved Rates Null After April 19

By: The Super Broker

As of April 19, all unsigned pre-approved mortgages will be made null and void due to the new qualifying rate rules.

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