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Bank Of Canada Rate Update July 13, 2022

Bank Of Canada Rate Update July 13, 2022

July 13, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 100 basis points, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 2.5%, with the Bank Rate ...

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Tips for Buying Rental Investment Properties

Tips for Buying Rental Investment Properties

July 6, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Most people float the idea of investment property around at some point in their life, and the growing popularity of real estate buy-and-flip shows only makes the prospect more enticing. However, befor ...

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5 Negotiation Secrets Smart Buyers Use to Get Better Deals

5 Negotiation Secrets Smart Buyers Use to Get Better Deals

June 22, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Being a buyer in today's real estate market can be challenging. The market is very competitive right now, making the average buyer feel like it is impossible to secure a good deal. Luckily, some trick ...

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Can You Qualify With Income Tax Arrears or Debt Collections?

Can You Qualify With Income Tax Arrears or Debt Collections?

June 22, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

In this article, we talk about the importance of being current with your Income Tax, as it determines whether qualifying for a mortgage in Canada, especially a self-employed mortgage, will be easy or ...

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Bank Of Canada Rate Update June 1, 2022

Bank Of Canada Rate Update June 1, 2022

June 1, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1½%, with the Bank Rate at ...

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TFSA or RRSP For Down Payment Source?

TFSA or RRSP For Down Payment Source?

May 28, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

This past week I had a great chat with some first time home buyers. They knew that their RRSPs would be eligible for the Government of Canada Home Buyer's Plan but weren't sure about their TFSAs. Thi ...

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How a Mortgage Pre-Approval Can Protect You from Rising Rates

How a Mortgage Pre-Approval Can Protect You from Rising Rates

May 26, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

With interest rates rising, it's important to lock in a lower rate as soon as possible. You can do this with the right home mortgage pre-approval. Find out how! Do you plan on searching for and buy ...

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How is a Private Mortgage Different Than a Traditional Bank Mortgage

How is a Private Mortgage Different Than a Traditional Bank Mortgage

May 4, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Understanding the difference between private mortgages and traditional bank mortgages can help you make the best decision for financing a new home. Each option provides the money to secure real estate ...

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Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home

Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home

April 20, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home Buying a home involves a lot of complex steps, but by doing your homework ahead of time, you can boost your know-how and have more confidence in ...

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Bank Of Canada Rate Update April 13, 2022

Bank Of Canada Rate Update April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, begins quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1%, with the Bank Rate at 1¼% ...

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