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6 Months 3.34%
1 Year 3.49%
2 Years 3.19%
3 Years 2.99%
4 Years 2.99%
5 Years 2.99%
7 Years 3.54%
10 Years 4.04%
6 Months Open 6.70%
1 Year Open 4.45%
*Rates subject to change and OAC
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Brian Matthey Broker/Owner

Brian Matthey

Broker/Owner


Address:
775 Blackburn Mews West, Kingston, Ontario

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I am 70 years young  in Feb 2020.I started our company over 30 years ago out of my gargage. Last year I sold my interest in the company to four of our agents, including my daughter and formed the Matthey Mortgage Team. Freed from the responsibilities of management I am now able to concentrate on what I love to do and that is helping homeowners and homebuyers strategically deal with their mortgage.

My son, Chris, my daughter, Karen and Karen Schmidt, comprise the Matthey Mortgage Team. Chris has been a mortgage agent for 8+plus. Karen's background is in International Finance and has been an agent for 5 years. Karin Schmidt has a 20+ year banking background and is our client services manager

Our speciality is First Time Buyers, but we cover a wide range of financing options for all types of situations.The new First Time Homebuyers plan may also help a new homebuyer qualify when they maybe wouldn't normally.

Lately, I have been seniors , who own their own home, improve their lifestyles by showing them the advantages of a Reverse Mortgage. I am also a "Reverse Mortgage Specialist". Now Reverse mortgages are not for everybody but they are a godsend to many people. There are so many misconceptions about a Reverse Mortgage.My experience with all types of financing options and my age and stage in life allows me to talk to seniors on a "Senior to Senior" basis to guide them on the best financing options for their stage in life, with the Truth and Nothing ut the Truth.

If you are military, you may have seen news stories on huge mortgage penalties paid by members to their Bank, when posted. You may qualify for our "Freedom Mortgage" for military that offers no penalty when you produce a posting notice inside or outside of Canada.

If you are a First Time Buyer , we have the most comprehensive guide available for you that you can order on line. Just send an email to brian@mtgprof.com under the heading "First Time Buyers Guide Please"

I am proud to have been a nationally and locally award-winning Mortgage Broker for over 30 years in the Kingston area. I have been one of the broker/owners of our company over the same time period. I have been ranked in the Top 3 as a Mortgage Broker in the Kingston This Week's Reader's Choice Awards for the past several years, and in the fall of 2013, I was proud to be inducted into the Canadian Mortgage Hall of Fame with Mortgage Professionals Canada.I was alos included in Canadian Mortgage Professional magazine in their Hall of Fame in 2019

There are many ways to contact us if you have a question. You can text us direct at 613-561-2719. You can email us at brian@mtgprof.com You can also access us Face2Face(F2F) through Apple Facetime by dialing 613-561-2719. The last option works well with our clients for any questions, they have on their mortgage, before, during or after closing.

It is our belief that our job does not end with your mortgage approval. We support you through changes in your life and lifestyle and we are there to guide you into the nest mortgage product that benefit you, not the lender.

We would love to hear from you.


The majority of our business comes from referrals, which is a great reinforcement that people appreciate the job that we do. Our job is not just to get you a great rate (although we do that too!) - it is to explain the home buying and mortgage process to you, clearly explain the terms and conditions of your mortgage to you (so unlike with the bank you're not suddenly hit with a shocking penalty you had no idea could happen) and keep you informed about where rates and the economy are going.

You can find us on Facebook at:https://www.facebook.com/MattheyMortgageTeam/

You can find Open Houses and New Listings in the Kingston area here:https://www.facebook.com/buysellshowkingstonrealestate/

You can find Waterfront Open Houses and Listings here:https://www.facebook.com/YGKWaterfrontproperty/


 


BLOG / NEWS Updates

LISTINGS FALL AGAIN TO END 2019, PUSHING PRICES HIGHER

Canadian Real Estate Association data show that national-level home sales fell 0.9% (sa m/m) in December 2019 after rising in the previous nine months. Limited availability looks to be increasingly weighing on sales activity. The month saw another broad-based decline in new listings18 of the 31 centres for which we have data witnessed fallsthat lifted the national sales-to-new listings ratio to 66.9%. It was the highest ratio since 2004 and a third straight month of supply- demand conditions tilted in favour of sellers (after data revisions). Fourteen cities reported sellers market conditions; the rest were balanced. The aggregate MLS Home Price Index (HPI) rose 3.4% (nsa y/y), its best gain since March 2018. Montreal remained Canadas tightest local market, with rising sales and falling listings leading to yet another record-high sales-to-new listings ratio and the citys steepest y/y MLS HPI gains since 2005. Ottawas ratio also reached a new high as new listings plunged by more than 20% (sa m/m), driving a record 12.5% (nsa y/y) MLS HPI increase. Toronto also crept into sellers market territory for the first time since March 2017as in Montreal, home purchases rose and new listings felland its 7.3% (nsa y/y) HPI rise was the sharpest since 2017. Click here for more. Source: Scotiabank Economics

Story in 2018 and early 2019 was weak sales; story in 2020 will be lack of supply

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Systems of Canadian real estate boards and associations this year and for 2020. Evidence suggests housing activity will continue to improve into 2020, with prices either continuing to rise or accelerating in many parts of Canada. Indeed, many housing market indicators continue to support this outlook. Economic fundamentals underpinning housing activity remain strong outside of the Prairies together with Newfoundland and Labrador. The national resale housing market outlook continues to be supported by population and employment growth while consumer confidence is benefiting from low unemployment rates outside oil-producing provinces. Additionally, the Bank of Canada is widely expected to not raise interest rates in 2020. Mortgage interest rates have declined, including the Bank of Canadas benchmark five-year rate used by Canadas largest banks to qualify applicants under the B-20 mortgage stress-test. Though the decline in the benchmark rate has been modest, it is helping to improve homebuyer access to home purchase financing.

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