Topic: Residential Mortgages

How the recent rate cuts may impact mortgage regulations

By: mkerzner

With the latest Bank of Canada (BoC) rate cut to 0.50% comes a reminder that many would like us to believe our housing market is tenuous. Once again there is a lot of discussion about just how overheated our market is and the dire circumstances many current home buyers are likely to find themselves at …

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Minimize the costs of bidding wars

By: The Super Broker

Most Canadians know it’s a better idea to stick to their budgets than get sucked into a bidding war, according to data from the Bank of Montreal.

Canadians more optimistic regarding household debt

By: The Super Broker

A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers spotlights new trends in Canadian views on debt, as well as the impact of mortgage restrictions on the real estate market.

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Online mortgage lending

By: The Super Broker

Whether you’re looking to purchase a property or refinance a current mortgage, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to obtaining home loans.

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Homebuyers looking to take advantage of low mortgage rates

By: The Super Broker

It seems like not a day can go buy without some industry observer proclaiming that the sky is falling in the Canadian real estate market. However, if data from the Bank of Montreal is to be believed, maybe the end times aren't as certain as some may think. While it's no secret that the housing …

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Cash back mortgages

By: The Super Broker

Cash back mortgages allow borrowers to receive money back after the closing of a home loan.

Home prices continue upward trend

By: The Super Broker

It seems that recent good news regarding the Canadian real estate market wasn’t an isolated incident, as new data shows home prices are on the rise.

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Pre-approvals and rate holds in home loans

By: The Super Broker

When it comes to getting a home mortgage approved, "pre-approval" can be one of the trickiest factors in determining mortgage rates. With the housing market always at least somewhat in flux, many people looking to buy turn to pre-approval as a way to find a preferred rate as they search for a home. But even …

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