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Residential Mortgage Market Update

2015-05-19 | 11:37:37

 Market CommentaryThe latest round of economic data has real-estate watchers returning their focus to interest rates.Activity in the bond market and the latest employment numbers are fueling predictions there will be a bump in fixed-rate...

A bond market implosion this big has only happened twice in the past 15 years!

2015-05-08 | 11:29:26

Julie Verhage, Bloomberg News | May 7, 2015The last couple of weeks have proven to be quite interesting for bond markets around the world.Major government debt markets including Germany, the U.S. and the U.K. have seen a dramatic sell-off, sparking...

Mortgage Market Update

2015-05-04 | 08:28:49

Rates remain unchanged again this week. Over the past few weeks, bonds have continued an upward trend. At this time, it is too early to tell if this will continue.5 year monies are in the mid to upper 2% range. The next meeting with the Bank of...

ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PAST WEEK

2015-04-27 | 09:26:52

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEKCanada•    Government budget season took the spotlight over the past week as two fiscal heavyweights announced their plans for the coming years – the federal government and Ontario.•  ...

Chief Economist Cautiously Optimistic After Announcement

2015-04-15 | 10:06:38

Dominion Lending Centres Chief Economist Dr. Sherry Cooper Cautiously Optimistic After Bank of Canada’s April Rate Policy AnnouncementApril 15th 2015Vancouver, BC - Following today's Bank of Canada’s announcement that it will...

CMHC Premiums Increasing June 1,2015

2015-04-10 | 11:45:05

Drawing conclusions: Will new CMHC premiums raise your mortgage payments?Preet Banerjee Published Monday, Apr. 06 2015, 11:23 AM EDT Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation issues mortgage loan default insurance. The federal housing agency recently...