Harpreet currently provides his services to all of Southern Ontario whether you are a first time homebuyer, sophisticated real estate investor, or any step in between.


(416) 795-1919

Search Mortgage Corp. 100-50 Village Centre Place Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1V9 License #: 12652


April 2nd Mortgage Industry Update

April 2nd, 2015 Mortgage Industry Update

The Bank of Canada announced on March 4th that it’s overnight lending rate will remain at 0.75%. The prime lending rate at most lending institutions thus remains at 2.85%. Additionally, most fixed rates are on the decline due to bond market declines.

Additionally this week:
– Could Amazon’s new venture benefit mortgage, real estate agents? [fancy_link link_text=”Learn More” url=”http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/Amazon+coms+home+referral+service+covers+everything+from/10932098/story.html” float=”none”].

– Poll by CIBC reveals that more Canadians are opting to lock in monthly payments, betting that mortgage rates won’t fall in the near future.

– Poll by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada found that 59% of households are “living comfortably and doing well financially”.

– Builder shifts from the suburbs to downtown, stating ‘no bubble’. [fancy_link link_text=”Learn More” url=”http://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/mortgages-real-estate/big-city-bright-light-mattamy-homes-founder-outgrows-the-suburbs-sets-sights-on-downtown-toronto” float=”none”].

– There were minor rate cuts with a few lenders across their 3 and 5 year promotional mortgage rates.

– Alberta mortgage and land fees soar in budget. [fancy_link link_text=”Learn More” url=”http://calgaryherald.com/business/real-estate/budget-dramatic-fee-hikes-coming-to-real-estate-market” float=”none”].

Stay tuned for the next update!

For any questions and concerns please do not hesitate to call Harpreet Singh The Mortgage King at (416) 795-1919.


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