Friday, January 25, 2008

Mortgage Interest Rate Update after Bank of Canada Prime Rate Drop of .25%



Mortgage Interest Rate Update after Bank of Canada Prime Rate Drop of .25%


Financial markets and interest rates dominated the news yesterday - as you are aware, the Bank of Canada lowered their lending rates by .25% and most banks have lowered the Prime lending rate to 5.75% (from 6%).


Following yesterday's announcement, fixed rate mortgages remain unchanged. Today's best pricing on a variable rate mortgage is 5.15% (Prime less .60%).


The next Bank of Canada rate announcement is scheduled for March 4th and there were strong suggestions yesterday that addiitional rate decreases are likely.


Mortgage Interest Rate Update
January 25th, 2008


Prime Rate .5.75%
Variable Rate Prime less .60%
1 year closed .5.65%
3 year closed .6.00%
5 year closed .5.99%
7 year closed .6.03%*
10 year closed ...6.10%*
25 year closed ...7.10%


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