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Category: Mortgages (10 posts)

Bank of Canada maintains target for the overnight rate, scales back some market operations as financial conditions improve

Bank of Canada maintains target for the overnight rate, scales back some market operations as financial conditions improve

June 3, 2020 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly ½ percent and the deposit rate is &frac1 ...

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5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

May 6, 2020 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs ...

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5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

April 15, 2020 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when borrowing money against your home, it is always a ...

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What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage in Alberta?

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage in Alberta?

April 1, 2020 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over the years. Especially in the first years of owning y ...

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Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

March 27, 2020 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

The Bank of Canada today lowered its target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly ½ percent and the deposit rate is ¼ percent. T ...

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Red Deer, AB?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Red Deer, AB?

February 18, 2020 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will ex ...

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

January 8, 2020 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

There is a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether ref ...

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Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

November 20, 2019 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

Most home buyers take out a mortgage to help finance buying a home. As a result, many homeowners are faced with a monthly mortgage payment during the time they are raising their children or sending th ...

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Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

July 17, 2019 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not ...

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

July 10, 2019 | Posted by: Lesley Krawiec

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more. If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit from a refinance ...

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