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Mortgage Calculator: Why it causes us Canadians to set the bar low

Mortgage Calculator: Why it causes us Canadians to set the bar low

Lets look into the Canadian mortgage market and ask ourselves: “What is the true purpose of the mortgage calculator?” It seems like in this day and age, every major bank and lending website offers the...

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Effective June 1, 2015

Effective June 1, 2015

As a result of its annual review of its insurance products and capital requirements, CMHC is increasing its homeowner mortgage loan insurance premiums for homebuyers with less than a 10% down payment....

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5 Things You Won't Believe Hurt Your Credit Score

5 Things You Won't Believe Hurt Your Credit Score

Deciphering your credit score can be difficult, especially if you don't know all the ways you can be hurting it. Your credit is not only attached to your credit card use, but with many everyday financ...

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Should you withdraw from your RRSP to buy a house?

Should you withdraw from your RRSP to buy a house?

Certified financial planner Jeanette Brox says young Canadians still have a good reason to withdraw from their retirement plan to buy a house: current prices.

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Five signs you are ready to take the home-buying plunge

Five signs you are ready to take the home-buying plunge

It may seem obvious, with today’s low interest rates, high rents and a strong housing market: If you’ve got the money, buy now. But how to know when you are truly ready to make the leap?

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A first time ever from a bank...

A first time ever from a bank...

Like we mentioned last week... "will the banks follow?" well that question has been answered, and its a first for our Canadian banks.

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