Pod regular Mortgage Jake is back to share his top-5 reasons (with a couple of bonus reasons) why he’s bullish on Toronto real estate as we head into 2021. Plus – what is Mortgage Jake investing in himself right now. You’re gonna love this.
Not a very sexy post title I know, but just because you are buying a pre-construction condo in Toronto doesn’t mean that you can avoid the world of traditional mortgages. Normally when you buy a pre-construction condo you have to put down a series of deposits to secure your suite with the developer. How much […]
I’ve been telling my active buyer clients this for the past couple of weeks, but for those of you who are just readers and subscribers to this blog, get your application for pre-approval in ASAP because mortgage rates are definitely going up this week. Remember that most pre-approvals last for 90-120 days so if you […]
Mortgage rates have risen sharply over the past 2 months. Getting a 5-year fixed rate in the mid to low 3s was possible just a few weeks ago, but now 5-year rates are hovering around the low 4s with most lenders. Still, rates are very close to all-time lows and money is cheap. I got […]
Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced changes to the way mortgages are given out in this country today that are said to help prevent a housing bubble from forming. The keyword being prevent, meaning the government is very clear that they do not believe a housing bubble exists. I would have to agree with the […]