What You Need to Know: Changes to Canada's Mortgage Stress Test

Effective 6 April 2020, the federal government is changing the stress test for insured mortgages. The new minimum qualifying rate will be the weekly median five-year fixed contract mortgage rate plus 200 basis points, increasing buying power by 2.7% for impacted borrowers. 

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