You have likely heard a lot of talk about your “trigger rate” and “trigger points”. How will another Prime Increase affect your mortgage?
In this current inflationary market, rising costs of living can make it difficult to manage your finances. Debt consolidation can help if you have an existing mortgage, high-interest credit card balances and personal loans. However, if you have equity in your home, you can utilize it to your benefit. Equity … Read More
To Lock in or Not to Lock in? That is the Question. Locking into a fixed-rate mortgage has been a hot topic. It’s without a doubt that since the beginning of 2022 the mortgage world has fluctuated and caused quite a stir amongst Banks, Private Lenders, Mortgage Brokers, and Mortgage … Read More
The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1%, with the Bank Rate at 1.25% and the deposit rate at 1%. Housing affordability has been a long-run Canadian concern. Since its last announcement in March, the Bank continues to set its course for increased Quantitative … Read More
The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 0.5% from its previous 0.25% where it has been since March 2020. This change will roughly equate to an increase of $12 per every $100,000 borrowed, depending on the Lender. The Bank is continuing its reinvestment phase, keeping … Read More
Just eight months ago it was easy to quote a mortgage rate on any given day and be confident that’s the rate our client would pay. But that all changed when the federal government’s latest mortgage rules came into effect in October 2016. Previously, multiple lenders would advertise their rates … Read More