Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

December 14, 2011 09:35 ET

Everything You Need at Your Fingertips

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2011) - CMHC is pleased to introduce two new tools designed to provide you with flexible and convenient ways to access comprehensive CMHC information anytime, anywhere.

The CMHC Mobile Kit for Mortgage Professionals

Whether you are in the office or on-the-go, the new CMHC Mobile KIT provides quick and convenient access to tools and resources relevant to today's busy mortgage professional. These tools and resources will help you stay informed and can easily be shared with your clients to help them make informed decisions.

Recognizing that you work in a fast paced, electronic and mobile work environment, the new CMHC Mobile KIT is a free application that can be easily downloaded to your mobile device and allows you to quickly access:

  • Insurance product and premium information
  • The latest news, including recent insurance announcements
  • Calculators and tools (including The Mortgage Payment, Affordability and Premium Calculator)
  • Your library of customized RESOURCE factsheets and CMHC housing guides to share
  • Key CMHC contact information

The CMHC Mobile KIT is available 24/7 to mortgage professionals from across the country and can be downloaded to your Blackberry, Android or iPhone device at cmhc.ca/mobile.

The Premium Calculator

CMHC has launched its Premium Calculator, a new tool to support Canadian homebuyers. With this easy-to-use online calculator, potential homebuyers can quickly estimate mortgage insurance premiums allowing them to make better-informed home buying decisions. The Premium Calculator is the latest addition to CMHC's suite of resources that support Canadian homebuyers.

The Premium Calculator helps estimate the CMHC Mortgage Loan Insurance premium payable when your clients are purchasing a home. Simply enter the purchase price, down payment and the amortization period to calculate the applicable premium. The calculator is also available online through EveryThingYouNeed.ca and cmhc.ca.

For more than 65 years, CMHC has shared a wealth of knowledge, housing expertise, tools and guidance to help mortgage professionals stay informed and become trusted advisors to their clients.

Contact Information

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    CMHC Media Relations - National Office
    (613) 748-2799
    media@cmhc-schl.gc.ca