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Top DLC Brokerage Awards | May 2018

Top DLC Brokerage Awards | May 2018

Canadian Mortgage Experts is proud to have placed first for both Top 20 Mortgages Funded and Top 20 Monthly Revenue in May 2018. This acknowledgement is proof that CME is a collection of the most profitable and professional brokers in the country. We believe that when...

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Poloz Opens The Door For More Rate Hikes

Poloz Opens The Door For More Rate Hikes

As expected, the Bank of Canada hiked its key overnight rate this morning by 25 basis points to 1.5%. What wasn't expected was the hawkish tone of the press release which brushed aside the threat of greater protectionism, instead emphasizing the need for higher...

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Bank of Canada Rate Announcement July 11th, 2018

Bank of Canada Rate Announcement July 11th, 2018

The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1 ½ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 ¾ per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ¼ per cent. The Bank expects the global economy to grow by about 3 ¾ per cent in 2018 and 3 ½ per cent in...

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Mortgage Rules and the New Market

Mortgage Rules and the New Market

If you own a home, or looking to buy one, you probably know about tighter mortgage rules. In case you were unaware, last fall, OSFI, (the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions) the agency that regulates the financial industry, announced changes to rules...

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Don’t Chance It – Ways to Kill Your Home Financing

Don’t Chance It – Ways to Kill Your Home Financing

Does this situation sound familiar? You’ve found your forever home, you’ve been approved and completed all your mortgage paperwork. You think you’re done and now you want to buy a whole bunch of furniture for the new abode. Or, perhaps you’ve been eyeing a new car or...

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What’s Motivating Canadian Homebuyers?

What’s Motivating Canadian Homebuyers?

Canadian homebuyers are being driven by three key motivations: the fear of missing out, the perceived impact of foreign investors and expectations of future price growth. These are the findings from CMHC’s recent Housing Market Insight report, which surveyed 30,000...

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Mortgage Fraud | What You Need to Know

Mortgage Fraud | What You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered about how to protect yourself from mortgage fraud? Although the chances of you becoming a victim of mortgage fraud is relatively small, if you do become a victim, it will certainly have a long lasting negative impact on your life. So best to be...

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Top DLC Brokerage Awards | April 2018

Top DLC Brokerage Awards | April 2018

Canadian Mortgage Experts is proud to have placed first for both Top 20 Mortgages Funded and Top 20 Monthly Revenue in April 2018. This acknowledgement is proof that CME is a collection of the most profitable and professional brokers in the country. We believe that...

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Breaking up with your mortgage can be hard to do

Breaking up with your mortgage can be hard to do

It’s hard to look past what’s right in front of you. That can be said for a lot of things in life, including a mortgage. So it should come as no surprise that roughly six-in-10 homeowners with the standard five-year fixed rate mortgage break their terms within three...

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