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Rising real estate prices and low interest rates keep Canadian households upbeat – Consult with a Vancouver Mortgage Broker

Bloomberg News | May 20, 2014 | Last Updated: May 20 12:01 PM ET The share of Canadians who are predicting higher home prices in their neighborhood remained above 40% for a fifth week in the latest weekly polling by Bloomberg and Nanos Research. That’s kept consumer confidence levels at near the highest in four years, the data show. […]

Canadian house prices hit record high in January as Vancouver market surge – Ask a vancouver Mortgage broker

Andrea Hopkins, Reuters  TORONTO — Canadian home prices rose to a record high in January as Vancouver prices surged, the Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index showed on Wednesday, even as other housing indicators have shown a cooling market. Buying a house? Here’s how to get a big tax refund The $25,000 you can take […]

BoC Decision: Pleasantville for Variable Mortgagors – Consult with a Vancouver Mortgage Broker

Today’s Bank of Canada (BoC) interest rate decision was reassuring for variable-rate borrowers. The Bank announced that Canada’s key lending rate will remain just 75 basis points above its all-time low. The Bank suggested its next move is just as likely to be a rate cut as a rate hike. It said the risk of falling inflation “has grown in importance” […]

Drop in home building signals Canadian market stabilizing- As a Vancouver Mortgage Broker

TORONTO — New homebuilding in Canada slowed slightly in November, coming in below economists’ expectations and suggesting some stabilization for the country’s robust housing market, data released on Monday showed. The seasonally adjusted annualized rate of housing starts was 192,235 units last month from a downwardly revised 198,161 in October, the Canada Mortgage and Housing […]