How much can a nightmare neighbour affect your mortgage? In this week’s Roundup, we look at how external factors affect your home’s value – and what you can do to take action.
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There seems to be a lot of confusion out there among current homeowners over their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) options: what exactly are they and when should they be used? While you may be familiar with the idea of tapping into your home’s equity in a pinch, the truth is that a HELOC …
According to a recent study by the Economist, Canada’s mortgage and housing market is overvalued by 78%! What does this mean for buyers?
As the latest numbers released by CREA show sales were down 17.4% in December, it looks like Canada’s housing market is downright frozen – but will spring’s traditionally hot mortgage market help turn things around?
Headlines this week call for a “flat lining” housing market in 2013 – yet CAAMP’s recent report shows Canadian home owners remain optimistic about their mortgage. Will this positive sentiment impact the market over time?
What does 2013 hold for the Canadian mortgage market? Will softening prices create an accessible market, or is affordability to remain out of reach for many would-be buyers?
With Christmas and the supposed apocalypse now behind us, and a brand new year just around the corner, what could be a better time to do a Round Up of the biggest mortgage moments of 2012? This week, let’s take a look at the current state of the Canadian mortgage market, crunch the stats, and …
Should you get a mortgage, or are you better off renting? We break down the numbers behind the age old housing question.
Mark Carney says the Bank of Canada is behind fixed mortgage rate popularity, as lower-then-ever-options provide buyers with stability for less.
Bank of Canada Rate: No Change Here! Nothing like kicking off the week with a Bank of Canada rate announcement! There wasn’t much drama to be had, though, as it was confirmed the target for the overnight lending rate would remain at one per cent for the time being. The lack of movement was hardly …