New Year, New Mortgage Rules: Why You’ll Soon Have a Harder Time Qualifying for a Mortgage
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New Year, New Mortgage Rules: Why You’ll Soon Have a Harder Time Qualifying for a Mortgage

In 2018, new Ontario mortgage applicants likely won’t be able to afford the same home, as stricter mortgage rules come into place. And while those with a fixed rate mortgage are not impacted by interest rate increases implemented by the Bank of Canada, their affordability will be affected as well. For example… Continue reading »

Missing Out on the Market: New Report Finds Millennials Simply Aren’t Investing
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Missing Out on the Market: New Report Finds Millennials Simply Aren’t Investing

According to a recent OSC report, saving up for a home and paying down debt seem to take priority by far over investing for millennials.
While 80 per cent have savings accounts, only half are investing, and 42 per cent have less than $25,000 in the markets due to… Continue reading »

OSFI’s New Mortgage Rules: Why Homebuyers Should Apply Now
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OSFI’s New Mortgage Rules: Why Homebuyers Should Apply Now

Effective Jan. 2018, all Canadians applying for a new mortgage will be subject to a stricter stress test to assess if they could still make mortgage payments in the event interest rates rise. The new guidelines will reduce how much you can afford… Continue reading »