Big banks have been slicing 10 basis points off their fixed rates, while the BoC keeps the central rate at status quo. Is is a good time to jump into the housing market?
Mortgages Spotlight: New year economic reports show economic conditions will improve in 2014 around the world. Will rates rise as a result, internationally and in Canada?
A new study finds Ontarians are shrugging off their savings plans in order to focus on debt repayment like mortgages. But is it ever a good idea to stop saving completely?
Finance news 2013: From the Bank of Canada rate to BlackBerry, it has been a rollercoaster for Canadian finance news. Check out our top 5 headlines of the year.
Mortgages Spotlight: The 2013 CMHC Housing Observer was released this week, and reveals consumers have much to save by negotiating their mortgage rates.
Mortgages Spotlight: the Remax 2014 Housing Market Outlook finds home sales and prices hit a 5-year peak in 2013.
Is it ever a good idea to take a mortgage payment vacation? Such an option can come in handy in financial emergencies – but will actually cost homeowners more in the long run due to additional accrued interest. Here’s what you need to know about this option and when you should – and shouldn’t use it.
Mortgages Spotlight: Potential central bank rate cuts are the topic du jour, as several countries release their rate announcements this week. However, such a move is likely to be a last resort in Canada, despite flagging inflation.
Home buyers have good reason to feel jolly – RateSupermarket.ca’s expert Mortgage Rate Outlook Panel calls for low fixed and variable mortgage rates.
Mortgages Spotlight: The IMF challenges whether CMHC should cover mortgage defaults in Canada, and predicts strong economic growth next year.