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Leah Zlatkin interviewed by the Burlington Post: ‘Competition between buyers’: House prices rising in Oakville and Burlington as home sales are way up, according to new real estate report

Posted on April 6th, 2023 by Kinza Mahmood “We are seeing a shift where homebuyers and mortgage holders will have to consider whether they want to go with a variable or two or three-year fixed term,” says Leah Zlatkin, mortgage broker and COO at Mortgage Outlet. “Anyone looking to renew or apply for a new mortgage should explore the current lowest fixed […]

Leah Zlatkin Live on CFRA Ottawa “When your mortgage lender wants out”

Posted on March 8th, 2023 by Kinza Mahmood When your mortgage lender wants out: GTA sees a surge in forced sale listings, we speak to Leah Zlatkin, a Toronto-based mortgage broker and COO at Mortgage Outlet and my family’s broker.

Leah Zlatkin interviewed by the Toronto Star: “The homeowner horror story: ‘My mortgage is up for renewal.’”

Posted on February 3rd, 2023 by Kinza Mahmood After eight rate hikes, mortgage angst is spreading among the one million Canadian households facing renewal, bringing higher bills and stress.

Leah Zlatkin interviewed by the Toronto Star: “Variable rate mortgage? Get ready to pay another $100+ a month, thanks to the latest rate hike”

Posted on February 3rd, 2023 by Kinza Mahmood The Bank of Canada’s latest rate hike continues to place homeowners under financial stress as variable rate mortgages keep climbing and fixed-rate mortgage holders face renewal.

Leah Zlatkin interviewed by Canadian Mortgage Professional Magazine: “Did the Bank of Canada mislead borrowers on low interest rates?”

Posted on February 3rd, 2023 by Kinza Mahmood Leah Zlatkin (pictured below), mortgage broker and chief operating officer at Mortgage Outlet, said that the Bank of Canada was essentially the best source of information for mortgage professionals on the future economic landscape – although she emphasized the importance of letting clients make a judgement call themselves. While the Bank may have put […]

Leah Zlatkin interviewed by the Financial Post: “Mortgage renewals put homeowners in ‘precarious position'”

Posted on January 26th, 2023 by Kinza Mahmood Leah Zlatkin, Mortgage Broker and COO at Mortgage Outlet, talks with Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about how mortgage renewals put homeowners in a ‘precarious position.’

Leah Zlatkin interviewed by Mortgage Professional Magazine: “What’s next for borrowers if the Bank of Canada continues hiking rates?”

Posted on January 25th, 2023 by Kinza Mahmood Clients whose brokers have been watching that volatile market can capitalize when rates dip, Zlatkin said, and secure a short-term fixed rate if that’s their inclination. “If you’re sitting in that boat where you feel like it’s too much for you, let’s move you to a fixed-rate two- or three-year term,” Zlatkin reiterated. “There […]