Monthly Archives: August 2018

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‘These three Canadian banks are poised to hike their dividends as earnings season gets underway,’ says Globe and Mail.

Interested in what this may mean? 

Click here to learn more: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/investing/markets/inside-the-market/article-bank-earnings-expected-to-shake-off-concerns-over-housing-debt/

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“Annual inflation rate jumped to 3.0% in July, highest reading since 2011,” says The National Newswatch.

Interested in how this could impact you?

Click here to learn more: https://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2018/08/17/annual-inflation-rate-jumped-to-3-0-in-july-highest-reading-since-2011/#.W3s94pNKh0c

Considering the purchase of a townhouse?
Edmonton Journal says, ‘Appeal of Edmonton townhouses up as mortgage stress test rules kick in’

Click here to learn more:
https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/appeal-of-edmonton-townhouses-up-as-mortgage-stress-test-rules-kick-in

Posted in Mortgage Rates

Self Employed?

Good News! CBC: CMHC moves to make it easier for self-employed to get a mortgage

Want to learn more?

Visit: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/cmhc-self-employed-mortgages-1.4753446

 

Looking to weigh your mortgage rate options in the current market?
Read the Globe & Mail article, ‘Variable vs. fixed: A direct comparison of both for today’s rising mortgage rate environment,’ to learn more:
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/investing/personal-finance/household-finances/article-what-to-know-about-mortgage-rates-after-the-bank-of-canada-hike/