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Buying Land To Build A Home in Ontario

Buying Land To Build A Home in Ontario

June 16, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

Buying Land To Build A Home If you've been dreaming of escaping your unruly neighbors, the hubbub of the city, or the restrictions of your homeowners' association, then buying land to build a home is ... [read more]

Bank Of Canada Rate Update June 9, 2021

Bank Of Canada Rate Update June 9, 2021

June 9, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, continues quantitative easing The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rat ... [read more]

Your House-Closing Timeline: A Step-By-Step Guide | Ontario

Your House-Closing Timeline: A Step-By-Step Guide | Ontario

June 7, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

The process of buying a house can be quite exciting. However, the process is laborious, and it can also be nerve-wracking, especially if you do not know what to expect at what stage. The process is lo ... [read more]

What Are the Next Steps After Your Offer Was Rejected? In Ontario

What Are the Next Steps After Your Offer Was Rejected? In Ontario

May 19, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

What are the next steps after your offer was rejected? Finding an ideal home can be a daunting process. It involves talking to a wide range of realtors and having a myriad of meetings with your mortg ... [read more]

Investing In An Apartment Complex

Investing In An Apartment Complex

May 5, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

Investing In An Apartment Complex Investing in an apartment complex is one of the most effective ways of building wealth in the real estate industry. Some of the benefits that are associated with inv ... [read more]

2021 Mortgage Stress Test - Latest Updates

2021 Mortgage Stress Test - Latest Updates

April 21, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

On April 8th, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) announced that it is relaunching its consultation on the minimum qualifying interest rate for uninsured mortgages. Usual ... [read more]

Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

April 21, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

Becoming a homeowner can be quite an exciting experience; however, house hunting is not a process without challenges. Depending on your personal preferences, needs, and budget, you need to carefully ... [read more]

April 21-2021 - Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, adjusts quantitative easing program

April 21-2021 - Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, adjusts quantitative easing program

April 21, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

Available as: PDF The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent. The ... [read more]

April 2021-Bank of Canada Releases Results from Consultations on Inflation and Monetary Policy

April 2021-Bank of Canada Releases Results from Consultations on Inflation and Monetary Policy

April 12, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

The below details are what has been reported by the Bank of Canada Website Over the past two years, we spoke with thousands of Canadians about their views on the economy, inflation and what the Bank ... [read more]

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | ON

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | ON

April 7, 2021 | Posted by: Barbara Chong

Buying a home is for everyone — or those who can afford to pay for their mortgage. Albeit you're 60 or 70 years old, it's possible and beneficial to own a home so long as you have the financial mean ... [read more]

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