Topic: Residential Mortgages

ReMax Balloon

Report: Home prices to gain stability in 2011

By: The Super Broker

A new report finds that home values are expected to either remain level or make gains during 2011, which should give renewed confidence to those looking for Canadian home loans.

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

MPAC: Sale price reviews to increase

By: The Super Broker

A recent report from the Auditor General is making mortgage news, as the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation says that it will be working to improve its processes for reviewing home sales when their prices vary from their initial assessments.

The Unusual Mortgage Market of the United States

By: Elias Kellendonk

The U.S. has an atypically high proponent of mortgagors opting for longer term fixed rate mortgages,

Low Mortgage Rates

Building permit values fall

By: The Super Broker

Fewer people may be looking to take advantage of low Canadian mortgage rates to move into new homes in the near future, as the latest data from Statistics Canada showed a significant drop in the value of building permits during the month of October.

Fixed mortgage rates

Fixed-Rate Mortgage Predicted to offer the Best Mortgage Rates over the Next Five Years

By: Elias Kellendonk

selecting a fixed-rate five year mortgage term over a variable rate mortgage could grant Canadian mortgagors the best mortgage rates over the next five years


Canada Mortgage Market Still Competitive

By: Elias Kellendonk

Among Canadian first-time home buyers, the percentage whom employ a mortgage broker has risen from 30 per cent in 2006 to 45 per cent in 2010.

Amortization Period

Questioning 35-Year Amortization

By: Elias Kellendonk

According to Canadian insurance providers, the average Canadian will pay their mortgage in less time than that provided by their amortization through the option of pre-payments.

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Online Course Aids Canadians in ‘Realizing the Dream of Home Ownership’

By: Elias Kellendonk

The Home Ownership course is free, and the payoff of the advice it lends could be exponential.


New Online Tool for Mortgage Brokers and Prospective Industry Professionals

By: Elias Kellendonk

Logging in will allow Canadian mortgage professionals access to engaging, comprehensive courses from anywhere they wish to access the website from.

Fixed Mortgage Rates

Canadian Banks Raise Fixed-Rates

By: Elias Kellendonk

TD Canada Trust and RBC have decided to increase mortgage rates on their five-year fixed rates by as much as 25 basis points

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