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CompareMyRate.ca Press Release August

CompareMyRate.ca, the all new rate comparison website is designed to save consumer’s time and money in an ever increasing competitive marketplace. The all new rate comparison website, CompareMyRate.ca, is now more relevant and instrumental than ever in an increasingly growing competitive Canadian Market. With Comparemyrate.ca, Canadian consumers will have access to the best rates in [...]

By | 2017-01-04T00:00:16+00:00 August 20th, 2013|iToolPro Press Releases|1 Comment

More homeowners opting for long amortization

Canadians are taking longer to pay off their mortgages but don’t expect it to affect their retirement plans. A new study from the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) showed 42 per cent of new mortgages in the last year went for an amortization period of more than 25 years. Five years ago, you [...]

By | 2010-11-15T16:35:17+00:00 November 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Canadians handling mortgage debt well

Jameson Berkow, Financial Post · Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 Canadian homeowners are handling their mortgage debt so well they could handle paying more each month, according to a report released Monday by the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals. Its sixth annual report on residential mortgges found the vast majority of mortgage-holding Canadians (84%) could [...]

By | 2017-01-04T00:00:16+00:00 November 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|22 Comments

7 things to know about buying a resale condo

by Mark Weisleder A condominium is like a small town. It has a board of directors made up of its residents much like a local council, it has rules, restrictions, bylaws and even fines for misbehavior. The condo across the street that looks the same, but it may be a completely different community. That’s why [...]

By | 2017-01-04T00:00:16+00:00 November 8th, 2010|Uncategorized|5 Comments

The reverse mortgage quandary

The reverse mortgage quandary JOHN HEINZL From Monday's Globe and Mail On the surface, reverse mortgages seem like the ideal solution for cash-strapped seniors. You can tap the equity in your home, you don’t have to make any interest or principal payments, and the mortgage only comes due when you die, sell your house or [...]

By | 2017-01-04T00:00:16+00:00 November 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Help with choosing the right mortgage

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has launched an ad campaign to show consumers where they can get the most pertinent info necessary to pick the right mortgage. The campaign is designed to promote the agency's new website - moneytools.ca. Not only does the website feature a number of tools to help you determine if [...]

By | 2017-01-04T00:00:16+00:00 November 1st, 2010|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Multi-family homes boost construction in Edmonton

| Monday, 25 October 2010 An increase in apartment construction boosted Edmonton’s overall residential housing industry in September. Apartment starts increased to 209 units, up from just 21 for the same month a year ago, and made up the bulk of the 375 multi-family housing starts, reported by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). [...]

By | 2010-10-26T19:13:04+00:00 October 26th, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Securing a mortgage more complex for self-employed

Securing a great mortgage deal can take a bit of work and planning, but if you are a salaried employee then you will be taking a well-trodden path. Experts and friends and family alike will all be there to offer advice and tell you about their experiences. However, if you are self-employed, the process can [...]

By | 2017-01-04T00:00:16+00:00 October 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Securing a mortgage more complex for self-employed

Own home affordable to most

By Anna Vozza, The Windsor Star Many people are often surprised to learn that the costs of owning a home can be substantially lower or comparable to those of renting. There are also many financing options and a wide variety of choices that can make owning a home more affordable for first-time buyers. Before you [...]

By | 2017-01-04T00:00:16+00:00 October 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Own home affordable to most

TD Mortgages To Become Collateral Charges

TD is making a big change with respect to how it registers its mortgages. Effective October 18, all new TD mortgages will be registered as “collateral charges.” On Friday, TD further explained the logic behind its controversial across-the-board switch to collateral charge mortgages. TD says it instituted collateral charges on its entire product line, in [...]

By | 2010-10-20T18:17:26+00:00 October 20th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TD Mortgages To Become Collateral Charges