11/29/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Fixed mortgage rates are slowly following bond yields and trending downward. ... More

As bond yields fall, mortgage providers are cutting fixed mortgage rates

  11/8/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Plus: The trajectory of interest rates throughout the year to date ... More

Why are mortgage rates going up in Canada?

  10/26/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The move marks the latest "supersized" rate jump of 2022 ... More

Bank of Canada makes another big rate hike

  10/18/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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While homeowners with variable-rate mortgages brace for another expected hike next week from the Bank of Canada, fixed-rates are rising too, according to rate insiders. ... More

Mortgage rates are already rising ahead of another hike by the Bank of Canada

  10/7/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Having already raised interest rates by 300 basis points this year, the Bank of Canada’s Tiff Macklem confirmed on Thursday that additional rate hikes (plural form) are ... More

BoC's Macklem: More interest rate hikes are

  9/25/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Over the past week, nearly all of Canada’s Big-6 banks have increased their shorter-term fixed mortgage rates. ... More

Big banks hike short-term fixed mortgage rates as their popularity grows

  9/4/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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All eyes will be on the Bank of Canada’s interest rate decision this week, which some say could be its last increase of the year, and perhaps of this rate cycle. ... More

Bank of Canada preview: A 100-bps rate hike can't be ruled out

  8/31/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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If CIBC economists are correct, the Bank of Canada’s expected rate hike next week will be its last of this rate-hike cycle. ... More

The Bank of Canada's September rate hike will be its last: CIBC

  7/10/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Economists are predicting the Bank of Canada will hike its key interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point on Wednesday as inflation rages on globally. ... More

Bank of Canada to hike key interest rate by 0.75%, economists say

  6/1/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The Bank of Canada has raised its trendsetting interest rate by 50 basis points, marking its second consecutive oversized hike – and third overall increase this year – ... More

Bank of Canada announces another oversized rate hike

  5/31/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The increments in the central bank’s rate hikes will become narrower in the foreseeable future, analysts say ... More

Analysts: Large BoC hikes will likely end sooner than later

  5/24/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Notwithstanding some additional rate hikes last week, fixed mortgage rates have seemingly plateaued following a stellar run-up over the past several months. ... More

Have fixed mortgage rates peaked?

  5/19/2022 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The cost of living continued to increase in April, raising the odds that the Bank of Canada will respond forcefully with at least a 50-basis-point rate hike at its June meeting. ... More

A 50-bps rate hike in June is ''virtually guaranteed'' after April's hot inflation reading

  4/5/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Bond yields and central bank rates have never been lower, but not all the savings are filtering down. ... More

Interest rates are plunging - so why aren't mortgage rates?

  3/31/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Canada’s mortgage rates are creeping up even though the country’s central bank has slashed borrowing costs to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. ... More

Mortgage rates are rising in Canada despite virus-relief cuts

  3/4/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The Bank of Canada today lowered its target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to 1 ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 ½ percent and the deposit ... More

Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 1.25 percent

  1/29/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Fixed rate mortgages could go on sale as fears of spreading coronavirus push bond yields down ... More

Fixed rate mortgages could go on sale

  11/29/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Scotiabank now sees the Bank of Canada lowering its benchmark interest rate at the beginning of 2020 instead of at the central bank’s next meeting. ... More

Scotiabank pushes back its Bank of Canada rate cut forecast

  7/18/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Those renewing or about to renew their mortgages can breathe a sigh of relief: The era of higher interest rates appears to have been short-lived. ... More

The era of higher mortgage rates was short-lived

  6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Canadian mortgage rates have already tumbled in recent months and more discounts could be on the way for homebuyers, a according to a new forecast. ... More

More mortgage rate cuts could be coming for Canadian homebuyers

  1/9/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The Bank of Canada left its trend-setting interest rate unchanged at 1.75% on Wednesday as the sharp decline in oil prices temporarily dims its economic outlook for the coming ... More

Bank of Canada announces interest rate decision

  12/14/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Just a few months ago economists were predicting that the Bank of Canada would take a bullish stance on interest rates following its talk of ‘normalization’ of the ... More

Just one interest rate rise in 2019: BCREA

  12/6/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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If you’re shopping for a mortgage and believe what the bond market is telling us, it implies your odds of success with a fixed rate may have just changed. ... More

The bond market is now sending a clear signal: Go with a variable-rate mortgage

  11/30/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The Bank of Canada should hold pat on interest rates until the spring according to The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council. ... More

No rate rise at least February suggests C.D. Howe Institute

  11/7/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the eventual destination range for his key interest rate target — estimated by his team at between 2.5 and 3.5 ... More

Landing zone for rising interest rates 'sufficiently uncertain': Poloz

  10/5/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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Homeowners could be facing two interest rate rises in the coming months according to an updated forecast by CIBC. ... More

Expect two rate rises in the next 3 months

  10/2/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The new North American trade deal struck on Sunday may open the door for the Bank of Canada to pick up the pace of interest rates hikes, according to economists at some of the ... More

Pace of interest rate hikes seen picking up with trade deal in hand

  9/24/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The world's biggest central bank is expected to raise rates this week - and then keep raising them ... More

Canadian borrowers will feel this week's U.S. interest rate hike

  9/5/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Sam Cuda & Nancy Cuda
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) kept its trend-setting interest rate steady at 1.5 per cent on Wednesday but appeared to keep the door open to a possible rate hike at its next ... More

Bank of Canada holds interest rates steady, but October hike looms
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