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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.

Bank of Canada

Borrowing costs to remain low

By: The Super Broker

The Bank of Canada has announced that it won’t raise its key interest rate in light of weakening economic conditions – a step that should keep Canadian mortgage rates low, and create low costs for borrowers looking to buy a home.

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.

Retirement on hold

Low interest rates, debt causing retirement struggles

By: The Super Broker

While low Canadian interest rates have been helpful for those looking to buy a home, the Globe and Mail reports that they are also making it difficult for those getting ready to retire.

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.

Registered Education Savings Plan

The RESP Savings Calculator

By: Elias Kellendonk

A RESP is a prime method for Canadian parents or guardians to put away education savings dollars for their children or beneficiaries and watch them grow tax-free.

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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