CMHC mortgage loan insurance premiums is going up

Posted by Gurpreet Ghatehora on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 11:42am.

CMHC has increased its mortgage loan insurance premiums for homeowner and will be from effective May 1, 2014. It does not apply to mortgage currently insured by CMHC.
According to CMHC, higher premium will result in an increase of approximately $5 to their mortgage payment.
Effective May 1st 2014 rates will be as follows
Loan-to-Value Ratio Standard Premium (Current) Standard Premium (Effective May 1st, 2014)
Up to and including 65% 0.50% 0.60%
Up to and including 75% 0.65% 0.75%
Up to and including 80% 1.00% 1.25%
Up to and including 85% 1.75% 1.80%
Up to and including 90% 2.00% 2.40%
Up to and including 95% 2.75% 3.15%
90.01% to 95% – Non-Traditional Down Payment 2.90% 3.35%

 

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