Calgary’s Real Estate Market: Good Times Ahead
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Calgary’s Real Estate Market: Good Times Ahead

Kicking off our Regional Real Estate series, we check in with Calgary, Canada’s fourth largest city. Boasting a strong economy fueled by the oil and gas sector and a solid employment rate, it’s safe to say Calgarians are looking to buy, buy, buy. With the city implementing a less-sprawl strategy, and renewed focus on entry-level offerings, things are looking rosy in the wild west. Continue reading »

Friday Mortgage Round Up – March 9th, 2012
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Friday Mortgage Round Up – March 9th, 2012

Last weekend the government announced a change to current mortgage regulations which now require federal financial institutions to revise the mortgage penalty disclosures they provide to consumers. Plus, BMO is back in full force with their announcement of offering 2.99 per cent on their 5 year fixed mortgage product and TD has responded by bringing back their 2.99 per cent 4 year fixed mortgage. Continue reading »

Canadian Housing Starts Increase in April
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Canadian Housing Starts Increase in April

CMHC’s latest report on Canadian housing starts was released this morning and showed that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts in April 2010 was up 2,500 units or 1.3% over March 2010 to 201,700 units. This is the latest evidence that Canada’s housing market is still doing exceptionally well and driving Canada’s economic … Continue reading »