TD Canada Trust announces changes to mortgage offering



    TORONTO, July 16 /CNW/ - TD Canada Trust has announced that, effective
immediately, and in line with a recent announcement from the Department of
Finance regarding mortgage financing, it has made the following changes to its
mortgage offering:

    
    -   The maximum amortization period for mortgages will be 35 years
    -   Five per cent is the minimum down payment required for new mortgages
    -   TD will continue to process those mortgages with a longer
        amortization period or a lower down payment that have already been
        approved.
    

    TD Canada Trust has a wide range of mortgage products to suit every need.
Home buyers can drop into a branch, call a mobile mortgage specialist at
1 866-767-5446 or visit www.tdcanadatrust.com, to find the one that's right
for them.

    About TD Bank Financial Group

    The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as
TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group is the seventh largest bank
in North America by branches and serves approximately 17 million customers in
four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial
centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including
TD Canada Trust; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse and an investment
in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD Banknorth
and Commerce; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD Bank
Financial Group also ranks among the world's leading on-line financial
services firms, with more than 5.5 million on-line customers. TD Bank
Financial Group had CDN$503.6 billion in assets as of April 30, 2008. The
Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges under
the symbol "TD", as well as on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.





For further information:

For further information: Kelly Hechler, TD Bank Financial Group, (416)
982-2469, kelly.hechler@td.com


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