Tag Archives: Genworth

Mortgage Insurance Premium Increase


What’s Changing? Effective March 16th, 2017 at 11:00 pm EST, the premium rates for 1-4 unit owner-occupied purchases will increase … Continue reading

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Insurers to Raise Premiums


As a result of its annual review of its insurance products and capital requirements, CMHC announced that it is increasing … Continue reading

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CMHC and Genworth Announce Mortgage Loan Insurance Premium Increase


Mortgage loan insurance allows consumers to purchase a home with a minimum down payment of 5% as well as protect … Continue reading

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So You Just Purchased a Home? Let the Renos Begin!


Are you planning on buying a home on Bowen Island? Thinking of doing some renovations? How about a little paint, … Continue reading

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Debt Service Ratio Calculations to be Changing Again


In July 2012, the Government of Canada fixed the maximum Gross Debt Service (GDS) and Total Debt Service (TDS) ratios … Continue reading

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