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2018 Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement Dates

Eight times a year, the Bank of Canada makes interest rate announcements which impact not only the rate you pay when you’re buying, renewing or refinancing […]
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Prime rate increase: Bank of Canada increases key interest rate

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has raised its interest rate by 0.25% this morning. This is the first increase in more than seven years.  Canadians have […]
Calgary Real Estate

Calgary Real Estate Market Showing Stability

Real Estate Update Single family and attached home activity is humming along this spring! Attached properties (ie. duplexes and row houses) are seeing the biggest shift […]
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Bank of Canada Maintains Interest Rates

So with the leaves falling comes the beautiful colours’ of fall and some great news as well… As you know, your variable rate mortgage, line of […]
Calgary Real Estate

Calgary Real Estate Market Update – September 2016

What’s new in the Calgary Real Estate Market this month? We are seeing a significant difference in the performance of the City’s detached and attached and […]
Calgary Real Estate

Calgary Real Estate and Rate Update

Sales slowed again in July, for the 20th consecutive month. Not surprising given that there has not been a rebound in the labour market and net […]
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Should I Lock in my Variable Rate Mortgage?

Should you lock in your variable rate mortgage is a question that always stirs up some debate and everyone wants a definitive answer. Of course, anyone […]
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Mortgage Basics: Fixed vs Variable

With so many questions about choosing a Fixed vs Variable Mortgage, here’s a simple list of helpful mortgage facts. The gap between variable rate mortgage and […]
Calgary Real Estate

July Market Update

While sales are down, overall, we continue to see detached sales growth in the City Centre, West and North West areas of the city but these […]
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Should you choose a fixed rate mortgage or a variable rate mortgage today?

The question of fixed rate mortgage versus variable rate mortgage stays the same, but the answer should, and does, change with the changes in the market. […]
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Why a one-year fixed mortgage interest rate is your best bet

I love Rob McLister! He writes the best articles about the mortgage market and in a way the the general homeowner or first-time home buyer and […]
Forecast 2016

Looking forward to 2016!

This past year we saw many challenges in the housing sector. There were the recent changes to down payment minimums; we saw housing prices increase in […]