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'Interest rates will be low for a long time': Canadian home sales jumped in June

'Interest rates will be low for a long time': Canadian home sales jumped in June

July 16, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

  Jessy Bains Yahoo Finance Canada July 15, 2020   Canada's real estate markets continue to snap back after COVID-19 lockdowns put a damper on the typically busy spring market. The Canad ...

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Refinancing and mortgage renewal requests soar as homeowners rush to reap the lowest rate

Refinancing and mortgage renewal requests soar as homeowners rush to reap the lowest rate

July 15, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Vanmala Subramaniam Jul 09, 2020     Real estate markets might have experienced a temporary freeze in April and May, but mortgage brokers across the country are reporting some of their bus ...

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Canada can expect a slow-and-steady credit growth after the pandemic: economist

Canada can expect a slow-and-steady credit growth after the pandemic: economist

July 8, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Stephanie Hughes Financial Journalist Yahoo Finance Canada July 7, 2020   Canadian credit borrowing will see a slow return to normal, with the credit growth trend expected to stay below average ...

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How coronavirus changed home buying for good

How coronavirus changed home buying for good

July 4, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

  Jen Rogers  Anchor Yahoo Finance July 2, 2020   The economy isn't fully open across the country and the unemployment rate is still double-digits, but home shopping has roared back. ...

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New CMHC requirements will have buyers flocking to the market: brokers

New CMHC requirements will have buyers flocking to the market: brokers

July 3, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

  Stephanie Hughes Financial Journalist Yahoo Finance Canada June 9, 2020   Experts in the real estate industry say CMHC's new, strict lending measures will trigger a surge in home purcha ...

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Warren Buffett says this is how to financially survive the coronavirus

Warren Buffett says this is how to financially survive the coronavirus

July 2, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Doug Whiteman MoneyWise June 24, 2020 When Warren Buffett speaks or acts, millions of investors pay attention. The folksy financial guru who eats at McDonald's and still lives in his hometown of Oma ...

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Forecast says economy will grow in 2021 if there isn't another national shutdown

Forecast says economy will grow in 2021 if there isn't another national shutdown

June 25, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

  The Canadian Press Staff, June 22, 2020 OTTAWA -- The Conference Board of Canada says the economy may have already begun to recover from the deepest recession on record if the country can avo ...

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CMHC tightens lending standards to protect housing market during COVID-19

CMHC tightens lending standards to protect housing market during COVID-19

June 5, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Tara Deschamps The Canadian Press June 4, 2020 6:20PM TORONTO -- Canadians looking to borrow money for a home purchase a home are in for some extra challenges after the Canada Mortgage and Housing Co ...

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Scotiabank CEO says coronavirus pandemic will permanently change the way people live and work

Scotiabank CEO says coronavirus pandemic will permanently change the way people live and work

May 14, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

Brian Porter said despite the strains currently being put on the banking system, it would endure the crisis — and so would Scotiabank Geoff Zochodne Financial Post April 7, 2020   The ch ...

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Most real estate will emerge OK post-pandemic: Benjamin Tal | RENX – Real Estate News EXchange

Most real estate will emerge OK post-pandemic: Benjamin Tal | RENX – Real Estate News EXchange

May 11, 2020 | Posted by: Aaron Baxandall

May 6, 2020 Megan Johnson   Multifamily, office and industrial real estate will emerge from the COVID-19 crisis as winners, while losers will include the energy, transportation and hospitality ...

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