Mortgage News & Events


Investors Group cuts mortgage rate to 1.99%

05-14-2014 07:05
A Canadian lender has pushed mortgage rates to their lowest level in at least two years in a bold move to gain market share and publicity.

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In Toronto, crazy deals mask a saner underlying market

05-06-2014 03:05
Toronto’s spring real estate market is not for the faint of heart in the best of years but perhaps never has it been so hair-raising as in the spring of 2014.

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Almost a year after the Alberta flood, housing market yet to recover

04-29-2014 03:04
Darcie Lloyd has had little sleep, or peace of mind, since historic floods hit southern Alberta 10 months ago.

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Central banks face tricky policy test as economy brightens

04-29-2014 03:04
U.S. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz share a predicament.

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For Bank of Canada, exports the crucial figure to watch

04-21-2014 09:04
Stephen Poloz wants to make sure we keep our eye on the right ball when gauging the Canada’s monetary policy direction. His message: Don’t pay too much attention to the current upward pressures on inflation. They won’t matter much unless we get the follow-through on exports and business investment that the Bank of Canada boss has long been...

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Sales of new condos in Toronto ramp up

04-21-2014 09:04
Despite warnings of a market correction, sales reach record levels, more than double the year-earlier period

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The ins and outs of no-fee banking

04-21-2014 09:04
Competing offers from financial institutions that can defray or eliminate monthly chequing account charges are worth a closer look

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Flaherty's financial-literacy plan revs up

04-21-2014 09:04
OTTAWA -- The federal government has named its first Financial Literacy Leader, a position aimed at helping Canadians sort out facts from spin on everything from managing credit card debt to choosing the best bank account.

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Fed unease may yet shrink biggest U.S. banks

04-21-2014 08:04
The idea of shrinking the biggest U.S. banks may not be dead yet. The eight largest are adding billions of additional padding while also dealing with new rules on capital and liquidity. Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen still isn’t certain that’s enough. Sure, it’s the Fed’s job to worry. But banking behemoths and their investors are already...

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BoC's rate policies in 'uncharted waters'

04-15-2014 02:04
When Stephen Poloz leaves the Bank of Canada's key interest rate at 1 per cent on Wednesday it will be the 29th consecutive meeting that the central bank does nothing.

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