A Rate Reversal
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A Rate Reversal

If you’ve ever signed a contract – for a cell phone, cable package or a bank account – you’ve likely noticed the wording “terms may be subject to change”. They don’t just put that in there for the heck of it – it’s up to you as a consumer to ensure you’re still getting the best service for your buck. Continue reading »

Your Biggest Mortgage Misconceptions
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Your Biggest Mortgage Misconceptions

Are you a savvy home buyer… Or do you have your head in the sand? Despite the gravity Canadians place on home ownership (92% felt it’s an important life milestone in our recent survey), a surprisingly large number of us are still unclear on the home buying process. Continue reading »

Temps Rise, Rates Drop
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Temps Rise, Rates Drop

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. Continue reading »