Canadian seniors short on cash, but rich in property are drawing on home equity at an alarming rate. Bank filings with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) show September saw mid-double digit growth in reverse mortgage debt. The type of debt, which services seniors, is set to see continued growth well into […]
Senior Canadian real estate owners are tapping equity at a breakneck speed. Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) filings show reverse mortgage debt posted double digit gains in July. Actually, they’ve been posting double digit gains for nearly 6 years. Within the past year however, those gains have doubled. Reverse Mortgages Reverse mortgage […]
Trying to extract some of that money you’ve made with Canadian real estate? If you’re taking out a reverse mortgage, you’re going to make sure you pay your property taxes on time, every time.
Canadian real estate owners have received a windfall lately, but unfortunately it’s all trapped in their home. Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) numbers show that an increasing number of homeowners are “releasing equity” through a reverse mortgage. The relatively new form of debt is rapidly growing, at almost 8 times the pace […]
Canadian real estate debt problems are growing, as seniors increasingly turn to reverse mortgages to make up the gap between their home equity and retirement savings.