There is something both quite scary and interesting happening these days on the market: the direction of interest rates. Regardless if you are living in the US or in Canada, you are currently getting the deal of the decade (or the century?) in terms of low interest rates. If you borrow for a mortgage, nobody will mention rates around 5% or 6%. Depending on the term, you will be looking at a 3% to 4% interest rates. And if you are looking short term, you can even get below 3%!