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Saturday, 09 September 2023

By Leahs Mortgages

Leah Zlatkin interviewed by BNN Bloomberg: “What the Bank of Canada’s rate hold means for mortgage owners”

Leah Zlatkin, a mortgage broker and expert with, said in a Wednesday interview with that the rate hold may “come as a great relief” to many variable-rate mortgage owners.

In the current environment, she said she recommends three-year fixed products to many clients, depending on their needs.

Zlatkin said individuals may struggle with renewals if they have a fixed-rate mortgage from around five years ago. Those people coming up for renewal will have challenges requalifying at either a new lender or their existing lender because rates are “much higher” than when they initially qualified, she said.