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The situation created by COVID-19 is rapidly changing and new information is being delivered on a daily basis. Amid all the changes happening at the social, medical and government levels, some news that had been introduced in the month of February have now changed or...

When introduced, the stress test was in itself a cause of great stress for many prospect home buyers. Suddenly, many people were faced with the reality that they could not buy the home of their dreams due to the restrictions put in place to qualify...

Since January 2018, qualifying for a mortgage has been very challenging for first-time homebuyers, unless they got a “down payment” gift from a family member.  As we have discussed numerous times, the federal stress test and climbing prices are the main reason why it is...

Ever since its implementation in January 2018, the mortgage stress test has been itself a source of stress for many potential homebuyers. Now, anyone who needs to qualify for a mortgage from a regulated lender needs to take this test. Again, just to review, this...

According to to a report by Royal LePage, the new stricter mortgage rules are expected to slow the housing market in 2018, but prices are still expected to rise almost five per cent. In fact, in its market survey forecast, Royal LePage indicates that its...