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Robert McLister

Robert McLister
Mortgage Columnist

Robert McLister, BBA, is the founder of mortgage rate comparison website RateSpy.com, former editor of Canadian Mortgage Trends and a mortgage planner at intelliMortgage.com. A former equities trader and finance graduate at the University of Michigan, he analyzes mortgage rates and writes about a range of issues impacting mortgage consumers. You can follow him on twitter at @RateSpy

Latest articles
Thinking of a reverse mortgage? Here’s how that compares with a HELOC Robert McLister
The Globe and Mail
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How to determine when you’ll pay more for a mortgage Robert McLister
Variable vs. fixed: A direct comparison of both for today’s rising mortgage rate environment Robert McLister
Credit market U-turn: As bond yields retreat, variable mortgages are looking all the more attractive Robert McLister
Mortgage hunters, take advantage of variable rate sales while you still can Robert McLister
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Slugfest breaks out among variable-rate mortgage providers Robert McLister
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Renewing your mortgage? Ottawa has quietly made some regulatory changes that could save you big money Robert McLister
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Why the recent bump in mortgage rates will be more painful than you think Robert McLister
Six actions to consider taking right now as three major banks hike mortgage rates Robert McLister
In mortgages, what’s old is new again – the one week’s salary rule
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A major bank just hiked mortgage rates - and this time, it's a big deal
The Globe and Mail
Longer amortizations and higher costs: Our mortgage outlook for 2018
THE CANADIAN PRESS
30-year mortgage amortizations are taking over: Four reasons why
ROBERT McLISTER
OSFI’s new mortgage stress test may arrive sooner than you think
The Globe and Mail
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Ten ways the new mortgage rules will shake up the lending market
THE CANADIAN PRESS
Decoding the mortgage market
How to pick the right mortgage amid growing uncertainty over rates
The Globe and Mail