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March Rate Outlook

It’s incredible how much can change in a few short weeks, Up until January it seems like nothing could stop the Canadian economy, but with disappointing January and February job figures, lower than expected GDP and the threat of a … Continued

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February Rate Outlook

February is a quiet month as there is no Bank of Canada meeting, with the next one scheduled on March 7th, and there really hasn’t been any NAFTA news.  However, the bond market has been on on the rise, increasing … Continued

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Unsung Heroes and Imagine A Cure For Leukemia

Last week we attend the Unsung Heros 5 Sing for Leukemia Event and are proud to announce that Mortgage Outlet donated $1,000 for the event. Founded by a Mortgage Outlet Client Neal Dlin, many of our friends were performers in … Continued

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Easy come Easy go…..

Its incredible how much difference one month can make, only a few short weeks ago all the talk was that 79,000 were added in December, well they’re all now gone with loss of 88,000 net jobs in February. The only … Continued

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Mortgage Outlet Featured in Mortgage Broker News

Our principal broker Shawn Stillman was featured in a Mortgage Broker News article, Even with the rule changes we have creative solutions to get our clients financing for their purchases and refinances, in all cases we have found a way … Continued

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Mortgage Pre-approvals Should Be Illegal In Canada

Many Canadians get pre-approvals on their mortgage. Find out why these pre-approvals fail and why they should be illegal in Canada!

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January Rate Outlook

One of the most common questions we receive is where are rates going, here is the rate outlook on both fixed and variable rates over the next month. It’s incredible how much can change in a few short weeks, with … Continued

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WOBI with Merix Financial

In mid November, I was honored to be invited with Merix Financial to the World Business Forum in New York City. Merix has been one of our go to lenders over the past 8 years and we look forward to … Continued

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December Rate Outlook

One of the most common questions we receive is where are rates going, here is rate outlook on both fixed and variable rates over the month.   Variable: The Bank of Canada meeting on December 6th held variable rates at … Continued

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Mortgage Professionals Canada National Conference

In late November Gaby Ramer and I attended the Mortgage Professionals Canada National Conference in Niagara Falls. The most important part of the conference is networking with fellow brokers, lenders and other industry partners (appraisal, legal, technology, marketing). The mortgage … Continued

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November Rate Outlook

One of the most common questions we receive is where are rates going, here is our take on both fixed and variable rates over the next few weeks. Variable: After two rate increases since July it was clear that the … Continued

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Will OSFI’s new mortgage stress test help or hurt you?

The real estate market is like a campfire. You definitely don’t want an inferno, however if you keep pouring water on it, the flame will be extinguished.

Although OSFI wants to protect the financial system, this new change represents another bucket of cold water on a real estate fire that has already cooled significantly.

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