News from Mortgage Rates

Sell your home and buy another: Sellers now more willing to work with you [INFOGRAPHIC]

17 hours ago

New data show that sellers may be more willing to work with buyers who have a home to sell. That’s g...

sellers | Infographic |

4 cash-out refinance options that put your home equity to work

17 hours ago

Home values are rising, and homeowners are no longer sitting on their equity. Four cash-out options...

equity | cash | options | Refinance |

Mortgage rates today, April 19, 2019, plus lock recommendations

19 hours ago

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats...

recommendations | lock | mortgage | April |

Complete guide to buying a house in your 20s [INFOGRAPHIC]

19 hours ago

Millennials have become the single-biggest group of homebuyers in the country. Is this move right fo...

complete | 20s | Infographic | buying | guide | House |

Rate Nuggets: The Nosedive in Refinancing

19 hours ago

Mortgage regulation and higher rates changed the game in 2018, lowering the amounts borrowers could...

Nuggets | nosedive | rate | Refinancing |

The Latest in Mortgage News: Time to Rethink the Stress Test

1 day ago

The stress test is back in the crosshairs of industry analysts. Earlier this week, CIBC World Market...

rethink | mortgage | latest | stress |

Refinancing your ARM when it’s about to reset

1 day ago

Is your ARM about to adjust? You may want to refinance out of it. With LIBOR rates rising, ARMs are...

arm | Refinancing | reset |

Mortgage rates today, April 18, 2019, plus lock recommendations

1 day ago

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats...

April | lock | recommendations | mortgage |

Home flipping is up; here’s where returns are highest

1 day ago

Home flipping is once again a major force in the housing market. According to new data, it accounted...

flipping | returns | Highest |

Could CMHC Close This Stress Test Loophole?

2 days ago

It’s no secret. Many homebuyers that had no trouble qualifying for a mortgage in 2017 are finding bi...

CMHC | loophole | stress |

Mortgage rates today, April 17, 2019, plus lock recommendations

2 days ago

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats...

recommendations | lock | April | mortgage |

Generation Z is serious about homeownership — and already saving up for it

2 days ago

It looks like Generation Z is coming at homeownership faster than Millennials have taken to it. Thou...

saving | Generation |

Want to sell your home and buy another? Sellers may be more willing to work with you

2 days ago

New data show that sellers may be more willing to work with buyers who have a home to sell. That’s g...

sellers |

It’s Time to Rethink the Stress Test: CIBC

3 days ago

“You usually need to be in a recession to see household credit rising this slowly.”—Ben Tal, CIBC He...

stress | rethink | CIBC |

Can I buy a home with a VA mortgage after foreclosure?

3 days ago

Instructions for military borrowers on how to buy a home after a foreclosure event. Zero-downpayment...

mortgage | VA | Foreclosure |

Should I refinance or just pay down the principal?

3 days ago

"Should I refinance?" That's a good question, and the answer depends on what you want to accomplish,...

pay | Refinance | Principal |

Mortgage rates today, April 16, 2019, plus lock recommendations

3 days ago

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats...

April | lock | recommendations | mortgage |

Homebuilder sentiment inches higher, but affordability is still a problem

3 days ago

Builder confidence rose 1 point to 63 in April on the monthly National Association of Home Builders/...

inches | higher | Homebuilder | sentiment | problem | Affordability |

A drop in home prices? Here’s where it’s most likely

3 days ago

If you’re holding out hope that home prices will start to decline, you might be in luck. According t...

drop | prices |

CREA Blames Stress Test for Slow March Housing Market

4 days ago

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) largely blames tighter mortgage lending rules for the sl...

blames | slow | stress | March | housing |