real estate mortgage interest rates

January 15, 2020

Should You Go Fixed Or Go Variable?

It is typically one of the first questions someone asks when talking about your mortgage: What’s your rate? While everyone can recall their rate off the top of their head, it tends to be the only detail of the mortgage […]
October 17, 2019

MORTGAGE RENEWALS WITH THE SAME LENDER ARE ON THE RISE, BUT SHOULD YOU JUST SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE? Your mortgage broker has answers

If you’re in a mortgage that’s coming up for renewal in the coming months and you’re considering just staying with your current lender, you wouldn’t be alone. According to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) Residential Mortgage Industry Report […]
November 15, 2018

Pre-payment Privileges Help You Keep More Of Your Money

My friend, Katherine Martin, helps us understand how we can win at the mortgage game: One feature of a mortgage is accelerated payments or pre-payment privileges. Before we get into all the great things that can come from accelerated payments, […]
May 12, 2010

Are You Ready For Rising Interest Rates?

The Bank of Canada has stopped promising to keep interest reates rock bottom.  In fact, most financial institutions have already started to jack them up.   The posted rate for banks is about 6.25%* which is up from March when it […]