Canada Mortgage Rules

New Mortgage Rules Will Sap Home Sales But Only Slow Prices: RBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada Business

They'll hurt resales. They'll only wound prices.

B.C. Premier Wants To Let You Buy More Home Than You Can Afford

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

She is calling on the feds to make changes to their new mortgage rules.

New Mortgage Rules Could 'Exacerbate' A Housing Slowdown: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Business

The regulations could prove "too constraining" in cities like Toronto and Vancouver.

You Can't Afford As Much House Under Canada's New Rules

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Business

Good news for Canadian financial stability, bad news for the house-hungry.

New Mortgage Rules Could Wipe Out Jobs And Hike Rents: Economist

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Business

Says the guy who works on behalf of Canadian mortgage brokers.

New Mortgage Rules Have 'Crippled' Non-Bank Lenders

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Business

"Until the dust clears, we are no longer making loans."

New Mortgage Rules Could Leave Millennials Hanging: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.10.2016 | Canada Business

And save them from themselves.

1st-Time Homebuyers May Have To Settle For Less Under New Rules

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Business

They may need to buy lower-priced homes or increase their down payments.

Honeymoon Over For Seller's Market When New Mortgage Rules Hit

Samantha Brookes | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Business
Samantha Brookes

The long-running seller's market will slowly become a buyer's market due to lack of affordability, which in turn could result in decreased housing prices -- as people will no longer be able to afford homes in what were previously known as "hot markets."

Lower Home Prices, And Other Things New Mortgage Rules Could Do

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Business

Some intended. Some not.

Liberals' Mortgage Rule Changes Could Hurt More Than They Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Business

Regardless, Finance Minister Bill Morneau seems optimistic.

5 Things To Know About Canada's New Mortgage Rules

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Business

Watch out, Toronto and Vancouver.

New Mortgage Rules Go Into Effect

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada Business

The changes affect properties that cost more than $500,000 — a small percentage of the overall market.

Five Things To Know About Canada's New Mortgage Rules

CP | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Business

People in Vancouver, Toronto could feel the brunt of the new rules

Mortgage Rules Toughened Again

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians may soon be paying more for new home loans as Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. begins to clamp down on guarantees for mortgage-bac...

Getting A Mortgage Could Get Even Harder

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada Business

Landing an affordable mortgage may become even more difficult in Canada if the country’s banking regulator moves forward with rules reducing the len...

Canada Should Be Model For The World: IMF Chief

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The head of the International Monetary Fund says measures taken to protect Canada's economy should be a model for countries trying to fix th...

Have You Heard? They're Here Now

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - New mortgage rules went into effect Monday in Canada, but a recent survey suggests many people are unfamiliar with the changes.Starting Mond...

Home Buyers Panic Ahead Of Mortgage Rules Change

CBC | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Business

The clock is ticking on Canada's mortgage rules. Come Monday, insured 30-year amortizations will be a thing of the past, and the shift mea...

Flaherty: New Mortgage Rules Will Slow Economy, But It's Worth it

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - New mortgage rules to discourage homebuyers from borrowing too much could further dampen a fragile economy, but it's a risk worth taking, Fin...

Tighter Mortgage Rules Come To Canada

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Buying a first home or taking out a loan against an existing residence will be more difficult for Canadians under new rules announced Thursda...