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Budget touches on portfolio insurance

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by Justin da Rosa | 21 Apr 2015
The Conservative government released its yearly budget Tuesday, and in it mentioned its continual monitoring of the housing market to ensure stability. 296 more words

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First-time buyers turn to the family for help


Source: Mortgage Broker News
by Jamie Henry | 08 Apr 2015

First-time buyers are increasingly getting help from parents to be able to buy a home. 128 more words

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A new mortgage rate low — 1.49%

Credit union looks to boost profile — and woo buyers — with lowest posted rate ever

Over the last three years, Ontario credit unions have averaged annual growth of 10.6 per cent in the residential mortgage sector. 723 more words

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Has your home been fraudulently overpriced?

KIRA VERMOND

Special to The Globe and Mail

Published Monday, Apr. 06 2015, 5:00 AM EDT

Last updated Tuesday, Apr. 07 2015, 9:47 AM EDT… 1,020 more words

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TD under pressure for collateral mortgage


Source: Mortgage Broker News

by Justin da Rosa | 09 Apr 2015
In what brokers hope is a precedent, media pressure appears to have saved a borrower from the hefty discharge costs associated with a collateral mortgage. 350 more words

Home Buyers

The importance of mortgage insurance: Ask Joe

Mortgage insurance protects the lender against the risk of a default, and as a result lenders are willing to provide mortgages to buyers that otherwise might not qualify. 571 more words

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Protect yourself from real estate fraud

Source: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Real estate fraud

In Canada, real estate fraud is not as common as other types of fraud (such as debit or credit card fraud). 873 more words

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