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eChequing and eSavings

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Interest rate is annualized and subject to change without notice. Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and paid monthly. Rates are only available for purchase online. 

For accounts opened before May 1, 2017, the maximum balance per customer is $1,000,000 (plus accrued interest). For accounts opened on or after May 1, 2017 the maximum balance per customer is $250,000 (plus accrued interest).​

Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.

Only eligible deposits held in Canadian currency, having a term of five years or less and payable in Canada are insurable under the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act.

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Mortgage Rates

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Prime Rate

  • Prime refers to the Alterna Prime Rate. Alterna Prime Rate is 2.45% as of March 31, 2020. Your interest rate will change whenever the Alterna Prime rate changes. As a valued client of Alterna Bank, we would like to keep you informed about changes that may affect you. On March 31, 2020 the Bank of Canada key interest rate decreased by 0.50% - which in turn has decreased Alterna Bank’s Prime Interest Rate to 2.45% from 2.95%. If you hold a variable rate lending product with Alterna Bank such as a mortgage, line of credit or loan your payment amount will not change, however, a higher portion of your payment will be applied towards your principal.

Fixed Mortgage Rates

Note: The cost of default insurance is subject to change if the purchase price or appraised value, the amount of down payment or the amortization changes. The final premium and the cost of your mortgage default insurance will be disclosed in your mortgage commitment/loan document. 

Digital Promotional Variable Mortgages Rate 

5 Year Variable Closed - High Ratio Mortgage- Applicable for a High Ratio Mortgage where a borrower places a down payment of less than 20% of the purchase price on a home. For a purchase price of $500,000 or less, the minimum down payment is 5%. When the purchase price is above $500,000 and under $1,000,000, the minimum down payment is 5% for the first $500,000 and 10% for the remaining portion. Maximum property value of $1,000,000. To be eligible, applicants must purchase and qualify for mortgage default insurance. Special promotional rate may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Assuming no additional fees are charged, the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate 1.95%(Prime – 0.50%). Prime refers to the Alterna Prime Rate. Alterna Prime Rate is 2.45% as of March 31, 2020. Your interest rate will change whenever the Alterna Prime rate changes. Rates calculated semi-annually not in advance. Funds must be advanced within 120 days of application. Applies to owner-occupied residential properties only. Blend & Extends as well as Refinances are not eligible. Gross Debt Service (GDS) & Total Debt Service (TDS) at time of approval based on the Bank of Canada conventional 5 year posted rate. GDS & TDS rules as per Alterna’s Operational Credit Policy: Beacon >/= 680, max TDS of 44% & max GDS of 39%; Beacon<680, max TDS of 42% & max GDS of 35%. Maximum amortization of 25 years. Must be a mortgage whose purpose includes the purchase of a property or subsequent renewal of such a loan. Other conditions the same as our regular mortgage terms including; Regular pre-payment privileges: 20% annual lump sum; Payment increase up to double (aggregate prepayment can’t exceed 20% in one year). Alterna may cover mortgage-related fees up to $1,000. Subject to credit approval.

5 Year Variable Closed Mortgage- Special promotional rate may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Rate guaranteed for a maximum of 60 days. Rate guarantee does not apply to the Alterna prime rate. Assuming no additional fees are charged, the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate 2.95%. Prime Refers to the Alterna Prime Rate. Alterna Prime Rate is 2.45% as of March 31, 2020. Your interest rate will change whenever the Alterna Prime Rate changes. Rates calculated monthly not in advance. Maximum Amortization of 25 years. Maximum property value of $1,000,000. Funds must be advanced within 60 days of application. Applies to owner-occupied residential properties only. Blend & Extends as well as Refinances are not eligible. Some conditions apply.

Digital Posted Fixed Mortgages Rate

  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10 Fixed Closed: Rates calculated monthly not in advance. Mortgage prepayment limited to 20% of the original mortgage principal balance. Maximum Amortization of 25 years.

Maximum property value of $1,000,000. Applies to owner-occupied residential properties only. Some conditions apply.

Digital Posted Variable Mortgage Rate

  • 3 & 5 Year Variable: Rates calculated monthly not in advance. Mortgage prepayment limited to 20% of the original mortgage principal balance.
  • Maximum Amortization of 25 years. Maximum property value of $1,000,000. Applies to owner-occupied residential properties only. Some conditions apply. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.

Special promotional rates may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date. Rates available for online mortgages only. Rates are subject to change without notice and are for information only.

Registered Plans

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Interest rate is annualized and subject to change without notice. Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and paid monthly. Rates are only available for purchase online. 

For accounts opened before May 1, 2017, the maximum balance per customer is $1,000,000 (plus accrued interest). For accounts opened on or after May 1, 2017 the maximum balance per customer is $250,000 (plus accrued interest).​

Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.

eTerm Deposits

 Annual compound interest paid monthly or annually eTerm deposits are only available for purchase through online banking

  • 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Years: Interest rates are subject to change withdrawn at any time without notice.  Existing term deposits cannot be broken to receive this offer. Rate shown for annual interest. Maximum investment $500,000. Cashable upon maturity only. Available to personal and non-personal accounts. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.

Only eligible deposits held in Canadian currency, having a term of five years or less and payable in Canada are insurable under the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act.

eTerm Deposit Rates

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eTerm Deposits 

Annual compound interest paid monthly or annually eTerm deposits are only available for purchase through online banking

  • 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Years: Special promotional rate may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Existing term deposits cannot be broken to receive this offer. Rate shown for annual interest. Maximum investment $500,000. Cashable upon maturity only. Available to personal and non-personal accounts. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.


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