Whether you are looking for the latest Bank of Canada rate announcement, up-to-date information on the mortgage industry or fun tips on how to add curb appeal to your home, our blog is the place for you. Be sure to check back weekly for the latest industry updates and most popular mortgage topics affecting Canadian home owners!

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Understanding the Bank of Canada

January 17, 2019

There seems to be a lot of confusion about what the BoC actually does and what role they play within the Canadian economy, so we thought we would take the time to answer some frequently asked questions about Canada’s central bank.

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Bank of Canada Announcement - January 9, 2019

January 9, 2019

The Bank of Canada announced that their benchmark interest rate will remain unchanged this morning for the second time since the 0.25 point increase in October of 2018. Along with the rate announcement came a downgraded outlook for the Canadian economy this year, with the growth forecast dropping from 3.7 percent to 3.4 percent.

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Bank of Canada Announcement - December 5, 2018

December 5, 2018

The Bank of Canada has opted to maintain it’s benchmark interest rate at 1.75 percent today - but hinted at impending increases in the near future.

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Bank of Canada Announcement - October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018

The Bank of Canada announced an increase to their overnight lending rate this morning, up by 0.25 points to 1.75 percent. The highly anticipated move marks the third hike to the central Bank’s trendsetting rate this year, and the fifth increase since July 2017.

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Benefits of Autumn Home Improvements

October 11, 2018

As the summer sun begins to fade and the autumn leaves begin to appear, it is the perfect time to consider improvements to your home.

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Bank of Canada Announcement - September 5th, 2018

September 5, 2018

The Bank of Canada announced that the overnight rate will remain unchanged at 1.5 percent. This will keep the prime rate of 3.7% at most of the chartered banks. Everyone is now looking ahead to October, anticipating a third interest rate rise in 2018.

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Mortgage Renewals - Breaking It Down

August 28, 2018

Whether your Mortgage is up for a renewal in six months, or two years, it’s a good idea to keep it in the back of your mind.

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Mortgage Myths vs. Mortgage Facts

August 17, 2018

Ever wonder what’s true and what’s not when it comes to Mortgage rules? We list a few of the most common Mortgage Myths you hear!

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Summer BBQ Tips

August 1, 2018

With one month left of BBQ season, we put together a few of our favorite summer BBQ tips!

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Mortgage Tips For First Time Home Buyers

July 25, 2018

Buying your first home should be exciting! We want to make the process as memorable and stress-free as possible. So we listed a few ways to alleviate the pressure and financial hit of purchasing a home.

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