Topic: Residential Mortgages

Home prices rise, construction declines

By: The Super Broker

If it seems like Canada’s housing market bounces back and forth from doom and gloom to optimism and sunshine faster than a mortgage application can be submitted, it’s likely because it makes for better headlines than the truth: The market is cooling, but it’s heading for a soft landing, not a crash.

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New study spotlights renewals, brokers

By: The Super Broker

According to the Bank of Canada, buyers who stick with their current mortgage lender when it comes time for renewal may be cheating themselves out of a discount.

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Avoiding homebuying mistakes

By: The Super Broker

Everyone makes mistakes, but when it comes to buying a home, those mistakes can be costly.

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Obtaining a mortgage as a self-employed borrower

By: The Super Broker

With mortgage rates continuing to stay near ultra-low levels, it’s no surprise that many Canadians are clamoring to invest in a home purchase or refinance their current home loan.

Mortgage brokers express concerns over industry

By: The Super Broker

Data from a Canadian Mortgage Professional poll provides a special insight into what issues facing the current real estate market most concern mortgage brokers. "No, the sky isn't falling, say the majority of brokers responding to CMP's fifth-annual Sentiment Poll, but their answers – recorded over a six-month period ending early March – suggest headroom is …

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Homeowners optimistic regarding mortgage repayment

By: The Super Broker

New data from Scotiabank reveals that homeowners are feeling more confident in their ability to pay off their mortgages faster.

First-time homebuyers opt for fixed rates

By: The Super Broker

New data from the Bank of Montreal is shedding light on homebuyer habits, particularly those concerning first-time homebuyers.

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Preparing your credit for a mortgage application

By: The Super Broker

While it’s easier than ever for Canadian homebuyers to lock in low mortgage rates, it’s important for individuals to understand how their credit will influence the process.

Paying off a mortgage faster

By: The Super Broker

Data from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce shows that Canadian borrowers believe it will take them longer than previously thought to pay off their mortgages.

Counting on curb appeal

By: The Super Broker

Many Canadian homeowners are looking to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates and upgrade to a new property.

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