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Now that the Bank of Canada has scratched the interest rate itch, get ready for more

7/24/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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Many of the world's central bankers, including in Canada, had been stubbornly tied to low-for-longer interest-rate regimes following the recession. That time has ...

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The Bank of Canada hikes rate for first time in seven years

7/12/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Central Bank raised its new target for the overnight rate to ¾% today, citing a confident financial outlook and above-potential ...

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Bank of Canada Believes Housing Is Still Pretty Cheap

6/23/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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Turns out housing may be affordable, acording to Bank of Canada (BoC) Housing Affordability Index which shows that the cost of housing across Canada is below historic norms. We ...

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Bank of Canada says next move likely an interest rate hike

6/12/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada offered its strongest signal yet that it’s ready to raise interest rates as the economy gathers steam, in surprise comments that sent the Canadian ...

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

5/24/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/4 per cent.

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Bank of Canada announces rate

3/1/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is holding its trend-setting interest rate at 0.5 per cent but it's keeping a watchful eye on "significant uncertainties'' that it warns ...

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Bank of Canada announces rate

1/18/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is holding its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 per cent and providing a deeper assessment of the risks associated with the big economic unknowns of a Trump ...

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Insight into the future of mortgage rates

1/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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With the release of the Bank of Canada’s most recent Business Outlook Survey came insights into the central bank’s policy position – and, indeed, the future ...

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

12/7/2016 | Posted in Mortgage News by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is holding its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 per cent as economic conditions move along largely in line with its expectations.

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What the market wants to hear from Stephen Poloz ahead of Bank of Canada interest rate decision

11/25/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is set to give a speech Monday which could give hints about whether an interest rate cut is coming on Dec. 7.

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BoC welcomes mortgage rules, predicts slowdown in sales

10/20/2016 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Shan Thayaparan

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The governor of the Bank of Canada spoke of the risk to the economy from the high level of household debts and the rising cost of homes when he announced a hold-steady on ...

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Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate unchanged at 0.5 per cent

10/19/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is downgrading the country's economic growth outlook yet again amid dampened expectations for exports and real estate activity.

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Bank of Canada makes rate announcement

9/7/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate at 0.5 per cent, where it has been set for more than a year.

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

7/13/2016 | Posted in Mortgage News by Shan Thayaparan

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he Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the ...

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Bank of Canada won't hike rates until Q2 2019: Macquarie

7/12/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is set to be on the sidelines a year longer than expected, says Macquarie, and that will cause spreads between Canadian and U.S. bonds to widen ...

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30 years becoming norm for paying down mortgage

6/28/2016 | Posted in Mortgage News by Shan Thayaparan

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Rising house prices are increasing demand for mortgages with 30 year amortizations as buyers choose – or are forced by the cost – to spread their home loan over ...

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Central Bank assuages foreign ownership fears

6/20/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Shan Thayaparan

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bank-of-canada-84.jpg - Real Estate News There is no fear of housing market crash due to foreign ownership, according to the Bank of Canada. ...

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Toronto housing boom unsustainable, Bank of Canada says

6/10/2016 | Posted in Real Estate News by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is warning that the pace of house price increases in Vancouver and Toronto can't be sustained by economic ' fundamentals.'

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Bank of Canada concerned home buyer expectations may be driving up prices

6/2/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada is concerned that the acceleration in housing prices in Toronto and Vancouver may be partly due to purchases based solely on the expectation that prices will ...

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Bank of Canada's key overnight rate remains unchanged

5/25/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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This morning, the Bank of Canada made its 4th planned interest rate announcement of the year. The Central Bank held its target for the overnight rate at ½%, citing ...

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

4/13/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the ...

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

3/9/2016 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the ...

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Bank of Canada: system could survive major household debt shock

2/24/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Shan Thayaparan

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While the vulnerabilities associated with elevated household debt have increased in recent years, the Canadian financial system remains resilient and could withstand a major ...

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Bank of Canada: Negative rates a possibility

12/21/2015 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada's new estimation that it could take interest rates into negative territory if needed makes the bar even higher for changing the central bank's ...

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

12/2/2015 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Shan Thayaparan

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The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the deposit rate ...

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