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Looking ahead to 2015 rates and trends

 Seasons Greetings!  Happy New Year!   Quick thank you for making 2014 a great year!  Hope yours was just as special.  And I’m wishing you much success and happiness in 2015. 589 more words

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Breaking a closed mortgage can be costly

You can get a low mortgage rate by signing up for a five-year term. But you could be penalized for an early exit if your plans change. 749 more words

3 Reasons to Look Beyond Mortgage Rates

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that comparing mortgage rates will guarantee you get the best bang for your mortgage buck. While this may be true for particular situations, there are many scenarios where this strategy is not effective. 491 more words


New threat of Rate hikes... it's called Finance Minister Flaherty.

 The Federal govt of Canada and the Bank of Canada are supposed to operate independently.  The Minister of Finance gives the Bank of Canada its objectives or its mandate.   471 more words

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Canadian big banks, the 2012 Federal Budget, and changing mortgage rules...What does this mean for Alta Pacific and its investors?

It means opportunity.

In these opening months of 2012, there has been a lot of talk regarding changes expected in the mortgage industry. The government of Canada has been expressing concerns about household debt levels and the ease for borrowers to attain credit, while the Canadian Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC) is nearing their $600 billion insurance limit. 435 more words

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Nowhere to go but up for Canada's mortgage rates

Montreal Gazette – March 28, 2012


The logic is pretty simple. You hit rock bottom and there is no where else to go but up. Mortgage rates on terms of five years and 10 years have never been this low. 10 more words

Govt regulator says interest rates extremely attractive...

We can interpret a sentence to mean several different things…   Take for example the following comments made by the head of the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), Julie Dickson: 493 more words

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