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LowestRates.ca helps Prince Edward Islanders find and compare the best rates from all the top mortgage brokers and banks in the province. Our service is free and there’s no obligation on your part — just select the type of mortgage you’re looking for and we’ll show you the lowest rates, all together for you to compare, instantly.

Check out the charts below to see how much you can save by comparing rates and to find out more about PEI’s housing market.

Lower rates = bigger savings.

You should never settle for the first mortgage rate you see, especially when you can save tens of thousands of dollars just by shopping around. Our average 5-year fixed rates have been consistently lower than posted bank rates by at least 2 full percentage points.

On a $400,000 mortgage, that difference would result in more than $100,000 of savings over the life of your loan. Whether you’re house hunting in Charlottetown, Summerside, or anywhere else in PEI, those savings could have a massive impact on your finances.

On average, LR.ca rates are more than 2 full percentage points lower than posted bank rates.On a $400,000 mortgage that’s an average savings of:

$439 Per Month
$5,264 Per Year
$131,596 In a Lifetime

5-year fixed mortgage rate from LowestRates.ca in Prince Edward Island vs 5-year bank rate

MonthAverage LR.ca 5-year fixed rateAverage bank 5-year fixed rate
02/183.01%5.14%
03/183.07%5.14%
04/183.08%5.14%
05/183.18%5.34%
06/183.16%5.34%
07/183.14%5.34%
08/183.19%5.34%
09/183.17%5.34%
10/183.29%5.34%
11/183.37%5.34%
12/183.42%5.34%
01/193.33%5.34%

Variable or fixed: which is lower?

You can obviously save a ton of money by shopping around for a mortgage, but how do the best variable rates compare to the best fixed rates? We compared the LR.ca 5-year fixed rate mortgages and LR.ca 5-year variable rate mortgages that Canadians applied for on our site and found that variable rates are almost half a percentage point lower.

On average, variable rates are almost half a percentage point lower than fixed rates.On a $400,000 mortgage that’s an average savings of:

$142 Per Month
$1,705 Per Year
$42,618 In a Lifetime

5-year fixed mortgage rate in Prince Edward Island vs 5-year variable rate from LowestRates.ca

MonthOur average 5-year fixed rateOur average 5-year variable rate
02/183.01%2.22%
03/183.07%2.21%
04/183.08%2.19%
05/183.18%2.22%
06/183.16%2.16%
07/183.14%2.32%
08/183.19%2.45%
09/183.17%2.42%
10/183.29%2.48%
11/183.37%2.62%
12/183.42%2.61%
01/193.33%2.63%

Focus On

Prince Edward Island housing.

After a relatively strong 2014, PEI housing slowed in 2015 and 2016, with average resale prices actually falling by a few thousand dollars. A struggling economy and a weak job market are the main forces behind the decline. Unfortunately, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has a relatively dim forecast for the remainder of 2016: declines in PEI resale prices and in overall housing activity are expected to continue. But for buyers in PEI, falling mortgage rates mean homeownership has gotten even cheaper over the last year.

Resale Home Prices in Prince Edward Island

 Prince Edward IslandCanada
Q1/13$152,671$367,382
Q2/13$159,551$372,775
Q3/13$157,655$388,651
Q4/13$150,000$381,900
Q1/14$166,040$399,945
Q2/14$165,695$402,605
Q3/14$154,424$409,388
Q4/14$175,179$416,410
Q1/15$163,130$425,062
Q2/15$166,557$438,866
Q3/15$166,000$445,000
Q4/15$164,000$438,200
Q1/16$163,000$440,800
Q2/16$165,000$441,800

Two-Storey Home and Condo Prices by Province

ProvinceTwo StoreyCondo
British Columbia$749,500$319,400
Alberta$405,000$255,100
Saskatchewan$384,500$246,100
Manitoba$322,600$207,500
Ontario$528,900$280,800
Québec$323,700$201,400
Canadian Average$466,100$254,800

Your Prince Edward Island mortgage questions, answered.

Variable or fixed: which is more popular?

Variable or fixed? That’s the question many PEI borrowers are asking. Let’s just say that of the hundreds of thousands of Canadians who have shopped for a mortgage at LowestRates.ca, the majority have taken 5-year variable rate loans. That’s probably because 5-year variable rates have been significantly lower than 5-year fixed rates and look set to remain that way for the foreseeable future.

5-Year Fixed Rates vs. 5-Year Variable Rates in Canada: Who Takes What?✝

of Canadians apply for 5-year variable mortgages
57%
of Canadians apply for 5-year fixed mortgages
43%

✝Based on Canadian borrowers who applied for a mortgage at LowestRates.ca since 2014.

About Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island, made up of one island of the same name plus 231 minor islands, is the smallest Canadian province. It’s located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, north of Nova Scotia and east of New Brunswick. The Confederation Bridge, at 12.9 kilometres long, carries the Trans-Canada Highway across the Northumberland Strait. The bestselling novel, Anne of Green Gables, was inspired by the lush landscape of the island and contributed to the province's reputation for natural beauty. Charlottetown, the province's capital, has a special place in Canadian history as the "Birthplace of Confederation," because it hosted the inaugural meeting in the process leading to Canada’s formation.

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