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Anatomy of mortgage changes
There is little doubt that housing sales have slowed down in the past year, due in large part to stricter mortgage regulations. Part of those regulations is a mortgage stress test that requires...
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The Canadian economy and the housing market
We are living in strange times, economically speaking. Mortgage stress tests have slowed the housing market and may be one of the reasons the Bank of Canada has signaled it may pause on increasing...
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The Upside of Alternative and/or Unregulated Lenders
A recent report from the Bank of Canada reviewed the impact of the government's policy changes on the mortgage market. It found that overall market activity had slowed -- something we knew would...
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Home Buying Costs You Might Not Know About
Early in the home buying process, you need to consider all the costs associated with your mortgage, including closing costs. Here are some of the costs you should consider:HOME INSPECTION:It is...
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