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A no-frills service or product is where non-essential features have been removed from the product or service to keep the price as low as possible. And while keeping costs low at the expense of non-essential features might be okay when choosing something like which grocery store...

Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, adjusts quantitative easing program. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Relations Ottawa, Ontario April 21, 2021 The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent,...

Deciding to list your home for sale is a big decision. And while there are many reasons you might want/need to sell, here are 3 questions you should ask yourself and have answers to before you take that step. What is my plan to get my...

If your mortgage term is almost up for renewal, there’s a good chance you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the low-interest rates available on the market today. While the pandemic has caused a lot of economic uncertainty, the result has been very low interest rates. In...

Is now a good time to refinance your mortgage? Well, maybe! Interest rates are very low right now, and according to the bank of Canada, they will most likely remain low until at least 2023. So while everyone has different reasons to access their home...

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 Bank is maintaining its extraordinary forward guidance, reinforced and supplemented...

Mortgages are a funny thing. On the one hand they allow you to become a home owner without saving up enough money to purchase the home outright, which is a really good thing. On the other hand, even at today's really low interest rates, as...

A question that comes up from time to time when discussing mortgage financing is, “If I have collections showing on my credit bureau, will that impact my ability to get a mortgage?” And as the answer might have a broader application than what you might...

As property prices continue to rise across Canada, the conversation around "how to climb the property ladder" has made a subtle shift to "how to get on the property ladder in the first place." Especially if you're single. Whereas before it was assumed anyone would qualify...

Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is achieved, continues quantitative easing. 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...