Temps Rise, Rates Drop
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Temps Rise, Rates Drop

Are you ready for the busiest home-buying season of the year? Spring has certainly sprung for the Canadian real estate market, as open houses pop up faster than the crocuses. Perhaps the most telling sign: Bank of Montreal, the big-bank trendsetter, has introduced a “March miracle”: a history-making rate for new mortgage borrowers that has since been matched by TD. Continue reading »

2014 Mortgage Trends in Canada: A Year in Review
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2014 Mortgage Trends in Canada: A Year in Review

2014 may be drawing to a close, but speculation regarding this year’s mortgage market is far from over. Economists and home buyers alike are waiting with baited breath to see if 2015 will usher in change for borrowing costs and the housing market. To better understand the market’s future direction, we’ve looked to the past; read on for the strongest trends seen within the mortgage market in 2014. Continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Mortgage Moments of 2014
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INFOGRAPHIC: Mortgage Moments of 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: It’s been a very eventful year, as lenders continued to compete with record-low offerings – a silver lining as the overall affordability of housing dwindled in our nation’s biggest markets – all while speculation raged that central rates would rise at any moment. Catch up on the action with our annual Mortgage Moments of 2014! Continue reading »