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August 7, 2018
Mortgage rules 2018

For Better or Worse: Mortgage Rules in the Past vs Present

If you haven’t looked for a new home or thought about a refinance recently, you might not realize that we’ve had big changes in mortgage rules […]
January 17, 2018

Economic Update – January, 2018

Bank of Canada Increases Benchmark Rate The Bank of Canada has recently announced that it is raising the overnight rate .25 per cent given a strong economy […]
November 29, 2017

Act Now to Restructure Your Debt

New mortgage rules start January 1, 2018. Unfortunately, this might affect your ability to use your home equity to consolidate your high-interest debt into a new or existing […]
October 26, 2017

Economic Update – November, 2017 Mortgage Rules

Bank of Canada holds benchmark rate The Bank of Canada has recently announced that it is holding the overnight rate steady after raising it twice this past […]
October 19, 2017

2018 Purchase and Refinance Rules

Purchase or refinance now before rules change in January Purchase and refinance rules are changing – and fast. If you’re looking to buy and will have […]
July 14, 2017

Economic Update: What National Interest Rate Increase Means for Homeowners

The Bank of Canada has recently announced that it is increasing the overnight rate by .25 per cent, given bolstered confidence in the Bank’s outlook for economic […]
June 30, 2017

Debt Management for First-Time Home Buyers

Although home debt is ‘smart’ debt, it’s a huge financial decision and there is a lot to think about. That’s why professional advice is recommended when […]
June 16, 2017

Refinancing To Find Hidden Equity

With interest rates in Canada sitting at a record low (0.5%), now may be the best time to consider refinancing your mortgage.  Refinancing is in order […]
February 20, 2017

2017 Canadian Mortgage Award Nomination

Voting is now open for the 2017 Canadian Mortgage Awards! You can show your support to Rasha Ingratta & Mortgage Associates by taking the time to […]