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Whether you’re buying a home, renewing or refinancing in Canada, mortgage lenders typically don’t care about the mortgage transaction type. The main factors that impact your mortgage rate will be the purchase price, your down payment, amortization and your credit score.
Canadian residents are always looking for the best mortgage rates. The rates you’re offered can vary, as some areas will have more competition among lenders, which can benefit you as the customer. If there are many banks, brokers and credit unions offering mortgages in your area, this could result in slightly lower rates. Mortgage rates can also be impacted by housing demand in a particular region. Regardless of where you live in Canada, Perch can help find the best mortgage offer for you.
A mortgage refinance is when you are breaking your current mortgage and starting a new mortgage, either with the same lender or a different one. Refinancing can help you take advantage of a better mortgage offer, unlock equity in your home, or to consolidate your debt. When you refinance, you will need to pay penalties (fees) to break your mortgage. The penalties will vary based on the lender, so it’s important to understand how to calculate these fees before you move forward. From there, you can make an informed decision whether it’s financially beneficial for you to refinance.
Perch can help you decide if it makes sense to refinance your mortgage. Our mortgage penalty calculator helps you calculate the costs of breaking your mortgage. When you set up an account with Perch, we’ll automatically monitor the mortgage market and let you know when there’s an opportunity to save money by switching mortgages. Perch can calculate the difference between your mortgage penalty costs and the amount of money you could save with a lower mortgage rate, and tell you exactly how much money you can get back.
TIPS + TRICKS
Starting in 2019, Canadian first-time home buyers were able to apply for a special incentive.
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We break down the entire home buying process step-by-step.