The latest consumer survey from CMHC finds mortgage renewers are the most loyal to their lenders – 86% of them stayed with their bank once they already had their mortgage in place. Check out the survey’s top consumer highlights.
What are the risky housing markets in Canada? Is yours one of them? The CMHC has identified the top risky regions in a recent report. Read on for our breakdown.
The CMHC is the biggest provider of mortgage insurance in Canada, but recent efforts have focused on reducing their involvement with high-risk mortgages. The Crown Corporation reported $14-billion decline in insured mortgages in their 2014 annual report. Great news for taxpayers – but what does that mean for prospective borrowers?
Prospective home owners may see their affordability shrink as another set of mortgage rules are slated to go into effect this summer. Here’s what buyers need to know.
What’s in store for your spring finance forecast? This week, MoneyWise looks at various price changes affecting your personal finance products.
CMHC and Genworth have announced they are increasing their insurance premiums for mortgage borrowers paying less than 10% down on their home purchases by 15%. How will this affect your ability to buy? Read on to learn more.
There are fresh international warnings targeting Canada’s housing market. The International Monetary Fund has stated Canada’s market is overheated by 20%, while Stats Can finds average debt levels hit new highs.
Alternative Online Lenders are growing in popularity as steeper mortgage rules prevent some would-be buyers from getting traditional loans. Here’s what you need to know about them.
Will your bank account survive Valentine’s Day? Read on for our top tips for keeping your sweet stash of cash.
The CMHC Q1 Report has been released, and it calls for a slight slowdown in housing activity in Canada this year. What will affect buyers and sellers? Read on to find out.