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Mortgage Rundown: Warning signs that you picked the wrong broker. Plus, both fixed and variable rates are on the rise
China cuts mortgage lending rates, steps up monetary stimulus to boost economy
opinion
Finally, an open mortgage with a stellar rate and no strings
Robert McLister
Robert McLister
Mortgage rundown: 2022 is go time for rate hikes. This quick-and-dirty playbook will help you pick the best term
opinion
Mortgage Rundown: The sad reality is that record-low rates did little to help young Canadians afford a new home
Robert McLister
Robert McLister
Four mortgage predictions for 2022
Robert McLister
Robert McLister
young money
Their rent doubled since the pandemic - how will they save for a house down payment?
opinion
Did OSFI make the right call on the mortgage stress test?
Robert McLister
Robert McLister
Canada’s bank regulator keeps mortgage stress test unchanged despite spiking home prices, rising household debt
Mortgage Rundown: How Omicron has shifted the outlook for variable rates
opinion
Your preference when arranging a mortgage – having your hand held by a nice banker or the lowest possible rate?
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
opinion
Mortgage Rundown: Market versus Bank of Canada – who will prove right on rates?
Robert McLister
Robert McLister
opinion
A home buyer’s guide to managing the cost of improvements to fight climate change
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
CIBC to pay $125-million to settle investor lawsuit over disclosure of U.S. subprime mortgage exposure
opinion
Mortgage Rundown: Little-known tricks to get a better deal when switching lenders. Plus, new all-time lows for variable rates
Robert McLister
Robert McLister
Private mortgage lending viable alternative to banks
opinion
How worried should recent home buyers be about their mortgage renewal in five years?
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
Mortgage rundown: Higher interest rates will bring lower interest rates
Canadians piled on debt to fund pandemic renos. With interest rate hikes ahead, that debt will get pricier
Mortgage Rundown: Why variable rates won’t wait for the Bank of Canada to start increasing
opinion
Seven stats to amaze and depress all who own a house or hope to own
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says annual pace of housing starts slowed in October
David Singh convicted of defrauding mortgage firm investors
Mortgage rundown: Will the Bank of Canada hike rates before the Fed?
How to fine-tune your finances for a mortgage
opinion
We are heading into the most challenging period to own a home since the interest rate surge of the early 1980s
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
What’s the risk of you choosing the wrong mortgage rate?
opinion
Inflation fears? Ottawa should bring back Canada Savings Bonds and reward consumers who conserve cash
Rita Trichur
Rita Trichur
opinion
The Bank of Canada has just given mortgage shoppers a strong reason to lock in a rate
Robert McLister
Robert McLister
opinion
Parents gave their adult kids more than $10-billion to buy houses in the past year
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
opinion
This ‘Rule of 30′ may help young adults juggle home ownership and retirement saving – but will it work with today’s mega-mortgages?
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
Amid bidding wars, buyers are omitting home inspections. Here’s why that’s dangerous
opinion
These numbers show how the wealth of your parents is a deal-breaker for first-time home buyers
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
Mortgage rundown: Inflation is a bigger risk than the Bank of Canada thought. Why mortgage shoppers should care
opinion
Why variable-rate mortgages rule in the pandemic housing market – and maybe afterward, too
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick
opinion
The debate over buying a home versus renting is done – renting lost and it was never close
Rob Carrick
Rob Carrick