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


November 24th Mortgage Industry Update

November 24th, 2015 Mortgage Industry Update

The Bank of Canada announced on October 21st that it’s overnight lending rate will remain at 0.50%. The prime rate remains at 2.70%. Additionally, almost all fixed rates have climbed ahead of the winter season cool-down.

Additionally this week:
– Scotiabank poll: 61% of home sellers seek those with a mortgage pre-approval, 69% buyers already likely to have pre-approval.

– CMHC: “On December 3, CMHC will release a national report highlighting foreign ownership as part of the HMI series”

– CBRE Group: Calgary vacancy (14%) already at 5 year high, rents lowest since 2006 after thousands of office jobs cut.

– Canadian Real Estate Association: Increase in volume of home sales in October compared to last month. Up 1.8% nationally, nearing 2015 peak.

– A few rate changes ahead of the winter season:
TD Bank increases 5 year variable rate to 2.35%, from 2.30%. Increases 5 year fixed to 2.84%.
Scotiabank increases 5 year variable rate to 2.40%. Increases 5 year fixed to 2.89%, from 2.79%. 3 year to 2.54%, from 2.44%.
Street Capital increases 5 year fixed to 2.69%, 5 year variable to 2.30%.
First National increases 5 year variable rate to 2.35%, from 2.30%.
XCEED mortgage increases their 5 year fixed rate to 2.74%.
National Bank increases their 5 year variable rate to 2.35%, from 2.30%. 5 year fixed to 2.84%, from 2.79%.

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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