Mortgages

Specials for First-Time Borrowers with Northern Birch

Discover the benefits of a Northern Birch mortgage:

  • 120 Day Rate Guarantee 
  • Pre-approvals available 
  • Appraisals paid by the credit union (up to $500) 
  • No fee chequing and savings accounts for everyone


We take the time to get to know you and help explain the homebuying process. You're not just another number to us. Our members are our owners, we put you first. Mortgage special details: 
  • Available only for First-Time Borrower's with Northern Birch 
  • Applicable for mortgages of $250,000 and more 
  • Other conditions may apply 

5 Year Fixed 

High-Ratio Insured Mortgages

2 Year Fixed 

Great rates and all the benefits that come along with being a credit union member

5 Year Fixed 

Feel secure, with a great rate for First-Time Borrower's with Northern Birch

Take advantage of our specials, and apply today!

"We cannot thank Shelley Wallace and Northern Birch Credit Union enough for all that they have done in helping us purchase our first house. Shelley went above and beyond to guide us through a particularly challenging real estate experience and in the end, we came out with an even better place to call home. Her warmth and personal touch meant so much to us and makes us so proud to be members of this fantastic organization! Thank you so much."

Paul & Alex - Toronto, ON

Find the perfect mortgage for your perfect home

We'll help you finance your dream home with our great mortgage rates and expert advice at every stage of your homebuying journey.

First-Time Borrower Mortgage

Overview

We have special offers for First-Time Borrower's with Northern Birch. Perfect for buying your first home. 

Key Features
  • Special rates available with 120 day rate guarantee 
  • Pre-approvals available
  • Fixed or variable rates 
  • No minimum square footage requirements 
  • Conventional mortgages available up to 75% and high ratio insured available up to 95%
  • Home-Buyers' Plans qualify

Residential Mortgage

Overview

Offering you various options to fit your home-buying needs.

Key Features
  • 1st and 2nd mortgages
  • Open or closed term mortgages
  • Fixed or variable rates
  • Pre-approvals available 
  • Optional mortgage insurance
  • Conventional mortgages available up to 75% and high ratio insured available up to 95%
  • For owner-occupied properties

Simple-Interest Mortgage

Overview

Pay down your mortage faster with our Simple-Interest Mortgages.

Key Features
  • Fixed monthly payments of principal allowing for a faster repayment of principal over the life of the mortgage
  • Monthly payments typically go down each month as interest costs decrease
  • Achieve savings up to 30% of total interest costs over the life of your mortgage

Recreational / Investment Property Mortgage

Overview

Perfect for cottage or rental properties.

Key Features
  • Pre-approvals up to 75% 
  • Includes properties that are not on municipal services
  • Cottages, 2nd homes, rental properties and more
  • For properties up to 4 units

Take a look at our latest mortgage rates

Enjoy the benefits of a Northern Birch Mortgage

  • Great rate, guaranteed for 120 days.
  • High-ratio insured mortgages available up to 95% through CMHC or Genworth Insured Mortgage qualification
  • Appraisals paid by the credit union for transfers and purchases of owner occupied properties.
  • Personalized support – Our team of mortgage experts will make sure you have tailored advice and a plan for every step of the process.
  • Various terms available, with variable to fixed rates.
  • Pay down your principle faster with our simple interest mortgages.

Need a hand?

Meet with our lending team. They'll be happy to guide you through every step of the process.

Mortgage Calculator

Choose a mortgage rate and we'll help you figure out a payment option that works for you.

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