Friday Mortgage Round Up: June 8th, 2012
Mortgage News / Mortgages

Friday Mortgage Round Up: June 8th, 2012

The turbulent month of May has passed, and it’s onward to June! With 5 Year and 10 Year Fixed Rates hitting all time lows, many consumers are considering a longer than usual term – and they’re giving 10 Year rates a second glance. But what implications does this hold for those who may need to break their mortgage? We look at the pros and cons of making a long term mortgage commitment. Continue reading »

Friday Mortgage Round-Up:  June 1st, 2012
Mortgage News / Mortgages

Friday Mortgage Round-Up: June 1st, 2012

May’s been a busy month for Government of Canada 5 Year Benchmark Bond Yields – they’re currently sitting at the lowest rate in 4 months! Why all the activity? Global markets are the main factor behind these levels. As uncertainty continues to plague global economic markets, both Canadian and international investors are turning to the resilient Canadian marketplace – and Government-backed bonds. Continue reading »

Friday Mortgage Round Up: May 25th, 2012
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Friday Mortgage Round Up: May 25th, 2012

Canadian real estate developments have been getting a lot of attention from foreign investors lately. Considering how affordable developments here seem compared to those in Paris or London, it’s no wonder the Land of the Brave is seen as a safe haven. But does this spell trouble for Canada’s housing market? Is jacked-up inflation feeding a potential housing bubble? And will it cause Canada to follow in Australia’s footsteps and prohibit purchases from abroad? Continue reading »