Are you ready for the busiest home-buying season of the year? Spring has certainly sprung for the Canadian real estate market, as open houses pop up faster than the crocuses. Perhaps the most telling sign: Bank of Montreal, the big-bank trendsetter, has introduced a “March miracle”: a history-making rate for new mortgage borrowers that has since been matched by TD.
A Bank of Canada March rate cut is looking less likely as Governor Stephen Poloz hints that January’s movement is still being absorbed by the economy. Meanwhile, the U.S. Fed is holding off on hiking their rates as global economic factors remain shaky.
Oil’s dropping prices have led to slower home sales across Canada, according to CREA’s latest numbers. Should sellers be worried? Here’s what you need to know.
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The Conservative government intends to roll out income splitting tax breaks, despite oil’s impact on the national budget. Will this really benefit Canadians?
Canada’s dollar continues to drop as oil prices slide and the U.S. greenback strengthens. While a lower Loonie is good news for our exporting industry, consumers could find themselves paying more. Here’s how you could be affected.
How will consumers fair in a post rate cut reality? From your savings to your mortgage, here’s what you need to know.
2014’s record low mortgage rates have lasted into the new year with no change in sight, according to RateSupermarket.ca’s expert Mortgage Rate Outlook Panel.
Should you be concerned about sliding oil prices? As an oil-dependent nation, there are implications for all Canadians. Read on to see how investors, drivers and consumers will be affected.
The Bank of Canada’s December interest rate announcement was released this week – and while there were no surprises around unchanged central bank rates, new language hints at growing concern due to rising debt levels. Here’s what you need to know.