New Canada Mortgage Rules Go Into Effect Today
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New Canada Mortgage Rules Go Into Effect Today

The days of 30-year high ratio mortgages are over as the mortgage rule changes announced June 21st by the Department of Finance go live today. While the changes have been put in place to cool an overly aggressive housing market and curtail Canadians’ debt to income ratio levels, it’s the short term implications that have everyone from first time home buyers to brokers wondering – what’s it going to cost? Continue reading »

Friday Mortgage Round Up: June 15th, 2012
Mortgage News / Mortgages

Friday Mortgage Round Up: June 15th, 2012

CAAMP’s semi-annual report has arrived, and it’s full of latest stats and issues surrounding the current state of Canadian mortgages. A big point of interest lately are the draft guideline changes proposed by the OSFI. Federally-Regulated Financial Institutions have reviewed the recommendations, and the verdict is in on renewals, HELOCs and AVMS. Read on to find out what will change and what will stay the same – and how it’ll affect you. Continue reading »