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

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 is 1/4 per cent. Inflation in Canada is evolving broadly as expected. Total CPI inflation remains near the bottom of the Bank’s target […]

Bank of Canada Rate Update!!!

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate.

Yet again, the Bank of Canada has opted to keep the target for the overnight rate steady at ½ percent-meaning variable rate mortgages won’t be moving any time soon.

The Bank attributed it’s move (or lack thereof) to weaker-than-expected global economic growth and uncertainty surrounding China’s transition to a […]

Bank of Canada Rate Update

Good news for variable clients and those with lines of credit.

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate!

Despite global economic uncertainty fuelled by the situation in China, the Bank of Canada is opting to maintain it’s target for the overnight rate at 0.5% this month-although some economists believe another rate cut may still be in […]

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In the past few years, the Minister of Finance has been imposing tougher lendering rules making it much harder for the average person to qualify for a mortgage. Even though interest rates are at an all time low, it’s a very good idea to have all of your ducks in a row before writing an […]

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Other Considerations and Options

Planning for the Unforeseen

It’s a good idea to set aside a percentage of your renovation funds to cover items not included in your renovation contract, for things you discover you’d like to add once work is under way, like extra or upgraded features, furniture, appliances and window coverings or for […]

Home Renovation Financing Options

There are many different reasons to renovate a home: to save energy (and save on utility bills), to make room for a growing family, to improve safety or increase the resale value of your home, or simply to bring a fresh new look to your home.

There are also a number of different ways to […]