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Eva Neufeld

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Home Ownership... It is one of the most important and complex decisions you will ever make.  They key to making the right decision is to know and truley understand your financing options.  Our role is to be your unbiased and expert advisor thus ensuring you have access to the best mortgage solutions in the industry. This means the most competetive rates and terms that fit your specific needs and long term goals.

As home buyers, you must be able to trust and have confidence that your best interests are being looked after.  You need a dedicated professional who will find the best mortgage product on the market for you and negotiate with lenders on your behalf.

With access to over 300 mortgage products to choose from - not just one suite of products at one bank, we will analyze which mortgage product will suite your specific needs. Create a plan for saving you the largest amount of interest over the term of your mortgage.

Whether you are looking to purchase a home, renew a mortgage or implement a refinancing strategy, I am committed to communicating with you every step of the way and smoothly and expediently guidling you through the process.  Our goal is to provide you with a positive, stress free experience so you can focus on the bigger picture - finding your dream home and achieving financial security.


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Housing Market Digest by Will Dunning, Economist for Mortgage Professionals Canada

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) now requires that all residential mortgages by federally-regulated lenders must be stress-tested, at two percentage points above the contract interest rate (or the 5- year posted rate, if that is higher). In combination with the requirements for mortgage insurance, about 90% of all new mortgages will be tested. This can be expected to reduce housing activity by 10-15%. It is on top of the impact from recent rises for mortgage interest rates (another 5-10% drop in activity). The combined 15-25% drop in housing activity will affect the broader economy. In two years, employment could be 150,000-250,000 lower than it would otherwise be. There is a risk that house prices will fall. In a modern economy, a sustained drop in house prices is one of the most dangerous things that can happen: as happened in the US a decade ago, falling house prices can turn into widespread economic decline. Resale activity recovered a bit more in September, to 492,900, due to partial rebounds in BC and Ontario. Activity is flat in most other areas. CREAs House Price Index was flat in September. The year-over-year change is now 10.7% (down from the peak of 19.7% that was seen in April). The sales-to-new-listings ratio (SNLR) was 55.7% in September, slightly above the balanced market threshold of 51%. This indicator points to an outlook for stable prices (at worst). But, as noted, OSFIs stress test policy creates a risk of falling prices. We should, in general, expect that resale activity will trend upwards over time, because the population is growing and the housing inventory is expanding. Therefore, it is useful to look at sales on a per capita basis. Recent activity is below the long-term average.

Employment increased by 35,000 in October

In October, employment rose for youth aged 15 to 24, while it was little changed for the core-aged population of 25- to- 54 year-olds, and for people 55 and older. The largest employment increase was in Quebec, followed by Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, and New Brunswick. At the same time, there was a decline in Saskatchewan. Employment rose in several industries, led by other services; construction; information, culture and recreation; and agriculture. Employment declined in wholesale and retail trade. The number of private sector employees increased in October, while public sector employment and self-employment were little changed.

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