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Will you die with a mortgage? 10 reasons why more people will...

2016-05-20 | 08:10:55

This is a realty for many people over the age of 55. Many people will go into retirement with a mortgage and some debt.  Chip Reverse Mortgages are a way for some seniors to access the equity they've accumulated in their home as tax...

Canada Starts to Outperform the U.S.

2016-04-29 | 07:46:47

Crude oil prices are poised for their biggest monthly gain in seven years, hitting a new high for 2016, and as day follows night, the Canadian dollar is up sharply--just shy of 80 cents U.S. Today's February GDP report was not as weak as expected...

Trends in Canadian Mortgage Market

2016-04-27 | 07:43:51

70% of Canadians own homes!The average Canadian credit score is 700! 78% of Barrie homes sell within 30 days! Average house price in Barrie has increased by 15% recently.Home values are expected to go up for the rest of this year and into next...

Dr. Sherry Cooper: Housing still within reach for first-time buyers

2016-04-26 | 10:42:54

Despite headline-grabbing stories about million-dollar houses pushing home ownership out of reach in Canada’s large cities, there’s still plenty of opportunity for first-time buyers in certain segments of the Canadian real estate market,...

The True Cost of Mortgage Penalties

2016-04-21 | 10:26:16

The true cost of mortgage penalties is a common concern and complaint among homeowners so it seems reasonable to review it once again. Due to the sometimes complex calculations the banks use to determine this amount – consumers have been...

Bank of Canada Cautious About the Outlook

2016-04-13 | 09:12:34

To no one's surprise, the Bank of Canada left its target overnight rate unchanged at 1/2 percent. The Bank, however, reduced its forecast for the global economy and for the U.S. economy as well, suggesting that the outlook for Canadian exports is...