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Unexpected Trump win on Canadian mortgage rates and market.

The surprise Donald Trump US election win has caught many off-guard.  The pollsters have been quiet to comment after they all predicted a Clinton win. 391 more words

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Marital splits... woman seem to be at higher risk when it comes to finances.

They say about half of all marriages end up in divorce.  In Canada, it’s around 48%.  In the U.S., it’s around 53% according to Stats Canada. 542 more words

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Mortgage brief.. CMHC 'red warning'.. what's it mean?

Much has been made about CMHC’s Economists ‘Red Warning’ that was put out for the 4th quarter of 2016.  Let’s take a look at what the report actually says. 266 more words

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Mortgage Brief...TD raises it Bank Prime... going rogue .. for now!

In what I’d call,  a Halloween Hangover move, TD announced they will be raising their Bank Prime Mortgage rate to 2.85% from 2.70%.  In a circular I received today from TD, they threw us yet another surprise, in a month full of surprises. 140 more words

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Mortgage brief...Is it worth changing your mortgage today?

Mortgage rates have never been lower.  Should you break your current mortgage to take advantage of the lower rates?   The answer is ‘yes’ and ‘no’. 201 more words

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Mortgage brief... New Liberal govt mortgage rule changes..and what it means.

 Yesterday, Federal Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, announced tighter lending rules.  The big focus is on the new ‘stress test’. To sum it up, here’s what’s gonna happen and how it will affect you. 362 more words

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Continuing Ed for MLOs

The fall is here, and I know what that means… time to complete annual Continuing Education so I can keep my Mortgage Loan Originator (also called MLO) License. 424 more words

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