What You Need to Know: Changing Mortgage Default Insurance Criteria

Effective 1 July 2020, CMHC will be changing its mortgage default insurance criteria, making it more difficult for some home buyers to qualify. While those with low credit scores, those intending to use borrowed funds as a down payment, and those with high debt service ratios will be most affected, the overall market impact is expected to be minimal. 

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