The Canadian Home Builders’ Association recently announced the winners of the annual 2019 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence, recognizing the best in new homes, renovations, community development, and marketing.
At the end of February, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Day on the Hill took place, where CHBA met with members of parliament and senators to provide potential solutions to the housing affordability challenges Canadians face across the country.
It’s now been more than a year since the stress test came into effect. The policy requires that you qualify at 2% higher than your agreed upon rate with your lender. This test applies whether you put down more or less than 20% on the home.