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6 Months 3.34%
1 Year 3.29%
2 Years 3.09%
3 Years 3.19%
4 Years 3.19%
5 Years 2.94%
7 Years 3.09%
10 Years 3.54%
6 Months Open 6.70%
1 Year Open 4.45%
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Tracy Head Mortgage Consultant

Tracy Head

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Congratulations! You’ve decided to begin your search for a new home, or perhaps you’ve already found the home of your dreams and are ready to make an offer. It’s now time to consider your mortgage options. With so many different choices available, how do you choose the right mortgage?

 

As a mortgage professional, I want to help you find the product that best fits your needs. Whether purchasing a home, renovating your current home, helping your children, or purchasing an investment or vacation property - investing in real estate is a major decision. My goal is to help make your experience a positive one. In addition to arranging mortgage financing, I am able to help you with:

 

Mortgage Check-ups - to ensure your mortgage is working for you

Credit coaching - if you have had credit problems I can suggest ways to improve your credit

Renewal Watch - advise you when rates drop to the point that it will save you money to renew your mortgage early

Rate Watch - I can add you to my weekly email with updates on the best rates available

Options - I can explain the different scenarios that will assist you with saving for your children’s education, buying a vacation property or strategies for retirement

Education - The better prepared you are, the less stressful the process. Check out my blog: Tracy Head ~ My Mortgage Mentor (http://mortgagebrokerkelowna.wordpress.com/)

 

There’s absolutely no charge for my services on typical residential mortgage transactions. Like many other professional services, mortgage brokers are generally paid a finder’s fee when we introduce trustworthy, dependable customers to a financial institution.

 

Some of the benefits of working with me include:

 

  • Independent advice regarding your financial options
  • "One-Stop" shopping - I negotiate with multiple lenders on your behalf
  • Access to multiple lenders
  • Ongoing consultation and support

 

 

 

 

 

Because my work hours are flexible, we can work on your mortgage any time. I am available evenings and weekends, which means you don't have to book time off work to get a mortgage. I am happy to meet with you either by phone or in person (depending where you are), and am always just a call away to answer any questions you have. My service and support do not end once you have your mortgage - I am available to answer questions and help with follow up whenever you need me.

 

Choosing the right lender, and the mortgage that best suits your needs, is an important decision.  I want to help make the process a smooth one for you.  Let me help you achieve your dreams.

 

Email me today at tlhead.mtg@gmail.com for your free copy of my Beginner's Guide to Mortgage Financing, and check out my blog at www.mortgagebrokerkelowna.wordpress.com for lots of helpful information and advice!


BLOG / NEWS Updates

Forecast Update: Economies Shutting Down

Rapidly evolving developments necessitate an update to the forecasts we published just last Friday. Additional quarantine or shut-down measures have been put in place in a number of countries in the last few days. As a result, we now anticipate global GDP growth to be 0% in 2020, followed by a sizeable rebound in activity in 2021 given our view that economic activity will rebound quickly once the virus is no longer a serious threat to public health. At present, we believe activity will begin to return to normal in the third quarter, except in countries where containment measures were aggressively deployed in the first quarter (essentially the Asian economies), where activity resumes in the second quarter. In Canada, the closure of non-essential business in Quebec and Ontario announced earlier this week will have large economic consequences. At present, we believe Canadian economic activity will fall by 28% in Q2 as these measures are felt. If other provinces follow, the fall in Q2 economic activity would be in the 35% range. We now assume that economic activity resumes by the start of the third quarter and that growth rebounds sharply at that time. However, the 20% drop in US economic activity in the second quarter will restrain the rebound in Canadian activity in the third quarter owing to the usual lags between US and Canadian economic outcomes. Under these assumptions, Canadian GDP would fall by slightly more than 4% in 2020 and rebound by 5.1% in 2021. Though we have not included any additional measures in this update beyond those already announced, we believe a substantial ramping up of fiscal support measures in Canada is forthcoming. There is a chance that aggressive virus management measures are required beyond Q2 to ensure the virus is truly well-contained. Evidence in Asia this week suggests that even in countries where aggressive management measures have been put in place, COVID-19 can come back quite quickly. If measures in Canada are not lifted by the end of Q2, growth would fall again in Q3, and GDP would fall by 6.3% in 2020 instead of the 4.1% we currently expect. A key question for forecasters is the length of the virus-related restrictions on firms and households. As noted above, a shift of one quarter in the resumption of normal operating conditions can have a large impact on growth outcomes. Since we do not have a good handle on the ultimate length of the interruptions, we consider it more informative to assign probabilities to the time at which virus containment measures end. At this time, we believe there is a 75% chance that activity resumes by Q3 and a 25% chance that activity returns to more normal levels by Q4. How officials manage virus containment internationally, as well as the evolution of the virus, will inform our assessment of probabilities going forward. Source: Scotiabank Economics

Home resale market was gaining momentum prior to Covid-19

At the national level, resale home prices were gaining momentum in February. The 0.4% monthly gain in the Composite index was double the average of the previous ten years for a month of February. In particular, after 12 consecutive monthly declines, Vancouver HPI rose in each of the last five months, reflecting the fact that Vancouver resale market recently returned to balance. Sure, we still saw weakness in other regions, such as the Prairie Provinces (Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan) where markets were still favorable to buyers. But CREA just reported a rather generalized increase in home sales in February, including for Calgary and Edmonton. Unfortunately, then came the outbreak of Covid-19 and its impact on oil prices and disruptions in the supply chain. The unprecedented sanitary measures imposed by the authorities to tackle the pandemic will severely impact business activity and jobs over the coming months. In that situation, the home resale market should be heavily curtailed for the coming months. Source: Teranet Inc., and National Bank of Canada

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