Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Mortgage rates increasing again ...

There have been quite a few increases in mortgage rates over the last month and they are set to rise again.  

With 5 year fixed rates as low as 2.49% this summer, we see some lenders now edging into the 2.84% range as per TD Canada Trust’s latest rate update, as an example.

For a 5 year variable, as low as 1.80% could be achieved this summer and now some lenders are offering a 2.40% as per Scotiabank’s latest rate update, as an example.  

With this, now is the time to buy!  A rate increase of just 0.2% on a 5 year term, $250,000 mortgage will mean an extra $2,258.52 in interest paid.  

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