Over the month of June, the Bank of Canada (BoC) raised interest rates once again by 50 basis points to 1.5%. For first-time home buyers and current homeowners in Canada, read the latest in the mortgage news to learn more about how this recent hike in interest rates will impact you and your mortgage.

CREA updates resale housing market forecast

Due to rapid changes in the market, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity, projecting that sales will considerably decrease by 2023 and the average home price will rise by a modest 3.1%.

How reverse mortgages factor into retirement amid rising interest rates

Despite having higher rates compared to other mortgages, reverse mortgages are proving to be an increasingly popular retirement planning tool in today’s market.

Higher interest rates and mortgages: What do they help and hinder?

As the BoC raises its policy interest rate through 2023, experts expect the gap between fixed and variable mortgage rates to shrink. If you’re looking for a mortgage, read more for advice on what to consider.

4 signs it’s time to refinance your mortgage

Our CEO and Co-founder Jesse Abrams discusses what impending rate hikes will mean for homeowners and their current mortgage and why refinancing may be a good option.