It’s been an eventful week for the mortgage market as we saw 5 year fixed rates drop to an all time new low, and contended with whispers of a forecasted housing market crash, prompting the question – will prices drop with a thud, or are we simply witnessing the effects of a cooling market?
It’s official – we’re seeing the lowest 5 Year Fixed rate ever as 2.94 per cent is now available for Ontario residents. We’ve crunched the numbers to see the kind of savings you could have with this full service mortgage rate- and how to tell when a mortgage product could be too good to be true.
By now you should have completed your taxes and are most likely eagerly awaiting your return. While some will get just a couple hundred dollars back, some of you could be in for a fairly sizable cheque. It’s easy to get excited about unexpected money, and hard not to want to spend it all at once. Before it arrives, though, take some time to think about how you can best use that money. Here are 8 suggestions for ways you can spend your tax refund wisely.