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Decorating Your New Home on a Budget

Decorating Your New Home on a Budget

February 28, 2024 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

If you're considering purchasing a new home, you may encounter an unexpected problem. Your old decor doesn't suit your new space. This mismatch between old and new is especially likely when downsi ...

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Managing Your Mortgage Renewal in a High-Rate Environment

Managing Your Mortgage Renewal in a High-Rate Environment

February 10, 2024 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

Hello homeowners. With interest rates higher than they have been in many years, many of you might be anxious about your upcoming mortgage renewal. It's completely understandable, and you're not alon ...

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RRSP contributions, home equity, and mortgage strategies to build wealth

RRSP contributions, home equity, and mortgage strategies to build wealth

February 9, 2024 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

As we find ourselves in the midst of RRSP season, it's an opportune time for homeowners like you to evaluate how your property can be a pivotal asset in boosting your financial growth. The deadline fo ...

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Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues quantitative tightening

Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues quantitative tightening

January 24, 2024 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at 5%, with the Bank Rate at 5.25% and the deposit rate at 5%. The Bank is continuing its policy of quantitative tightening. Global e ...

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Bank of Canada's 2024 Outlook: A Year of Consideration

Bank of Canada's 2024 Outlook: A Year of Consideration

January 15, 2024 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

Bank of Canada's 2024 Outlook: A Year of Consideration Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to embark on a prosperous 2024. As we usher in the new year, I want to ...

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The Facts About Real Estate Fees

The Facts About Real Estate Fees

January 10, 2024 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

Understanding the various fees in the Canadian real estate market may seem complicated, but with a little knowledge, you can navigate the process easily. Whether you are buying your first home ...

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 Should I break my mortgage early?

Should I break my mortgage early?

January 3, 2024 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

The house you've had your eye on for years comes up for sale and you jump at it, interest rates have dropped or another lender is offering you what appears to be a better deal, you've recently gone th ...

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Navigating High Interest Rates: Strategies for New Home Buyers Across Canada

Navigating High Interest Rates: Strategies for New Home Buyers Across Canada

December 19, 2023 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

Introduction In today's economic landscape, we're seeing a trend that can be quite intimidating for anyone looking to step into the world of home ownership – high interest rates. But fear not! This ...

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Navigating Your Mortgage: Practical Tips from the Experts

Navigating Your Mortgage: Practical Tips from the Experts

December 14, 2023 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

Managing a mortgage is a journey that requires careful navigation. Mortgage brokers understand the challenges and uncertainties homeowners face when it comes to their mortgage payments. Today's e ...

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Exploring Mortgage Amortization Extensions

Exploring Mortgage Amortization Extensions

December 7, 2023 | Posted by: Greg Clifford

Recent inflation numbers indicate that inflation is slowing, and many economists are saying that the most recent drop in the inflation rate will give the Bank of Canada the slack that it needs to hit ...

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