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Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Young Canadians see buying a house or condo as a wise investment: RBC poll – Ask a Vancouver Mortgage Broker

TORONTO — More young Canadians believe owning a home is a very good investment, according to a new RBC home ownership poll. It says 86% of those aged 25-34 believe owning a house or condo is a solid investment, up from a reading of 78% last year. RBC says that attitude is also reflected in […]

Majority (60%) of Canadian Homeowners Admit to Mistake Making When Buying a Home; Renovations (15%), Small Down Payments (14%), and No Home Inspection (13%) Among Top Concerns

Majority (60%) of Canadian Homeowners Admit to Mistake Making When Buying a Home; Renovations (15%), Small Down Payments (14%), and No Home Inspection (13%) Among Top Concerns Affordability (46%) and Saving for Large Down Payment (32%) Top Reasons for Not Buying Until Now for First-Time Buyers Toronto, ON – When it comes to the purchase of […]

YOUNGER CANADIANS PUT BRAKES ON DEBT IN 2012, OLDER KEEP BORROWING

YOUNGER CANADIANS PUT BRAKES ON DEBT IN 2012, OLDER KEEP BORROWING Click here to download PDF report Highlights •  In 2012, Canadian household debt grew at its slowest pace since 2003 and the upward trend in the  household debt-to-income ratio ebbed. Ipsos Reid survey data suggests that there was diverging  borrowing behaviour across age groups […]

Most Canadians feel their debt situation better than others’

OTTAWA — When Canadians see news about the country’s growing issue with personal debt, it seems most feel it’s other people — not them — causing the problem. At least that’s the suggestion of a survey done for Royal Bank of Canada, results for which were released Wednesday. The RBC poll had 75 per cent […]

Consumers cope as prices rise

Canadians are digging in and watching their pennies, finding new — and old — ways to cope as the country’s highest inflation rate in eight years smacks up against record consumer debt levels. According to the RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Index, released Wednesday, Canadians are carrying an average $13,058 in personal debt — not including […]

First-time homebuyers helping to drive real estate sales But more potential buyers worried about growing costs

CALGARY — First-time homebuyers have accounted for about one in every two homes sold in Canada in the past two years, over more than a quarter of a million sales per year across the country, says a new report. A housing report by the Altus Group, an economic consulting firm, says the majority of first-time […]

Canadians under 35 most intent on buying homes: survey

Canadians ages 18 to 34 are the most keen to buy a house . . . next year, according to a new survey. The following are 8 investment-damaging flaws that buyers should investigate before purchasing a home, as compiled by MSN Money. Photograph by: Photos.com, Postmedia News Buying a home? Identify these 8 flaws that […]


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