Tuesday, 27 August 2013

KANETIX Examines Current Mortgage Trends in Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina, Saskatchewan is a thriving capital city that more than 210,000 Canadians call home. When a homeowner is deciding whether to buy or sell in Regina, many market indicators affect their decision to buy says KANETIX.

Monday, 26 August 2013

Why there’s no reason to panic about rising rates

There is a simple answer to all this hysteria about mortgage rates going up. Don’t lock in your rate.

Friday, 23 August 2013

Real estate: Five signs that you are in over your head

The question you must ask yourself, says Toronto psychotherapist Allen Fraser, is “should I admit that it is not going to work?” Here are five clues that you have more house than you can afford:

Thursday, 22 August 2013

No more tightening needed after measures averted housing bubble: Flaherty

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said he isn’t planning new measures to restrain the country’s housing market because his past four rounds of action have already worked to avoid a bubble.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Mexico economy shrinks for first time in four years

The Mexican economy unexpectedly contracted for the first time in nearly four years in the second quarter, adding to the recent string of disappointments from Latin America’s previously fast-growing economies, and from other emerging markets.

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Canadian home prices hit all-time high in July

Canadian home prices rose in July from June to an all-time high, but the modest monthly gain suggests the robust housing market may be cooling again, according to data from the Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index on Wednesday.

Monday, 19 August 2013

Benjamin Tal: Don't bet on price appreciation

Investors crossing their fingers and hoping for price appreciation may increasingly strike out, according to CIBC’s leading economist, suggesting the housing market no longer supports flipping.

Friday, 16 August 2013

CMHC Housing Market Outlook for British Columbia in 2013 and 2014

According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's (CMHC) Third Quarter Housing Market Outlook British Columbia Highlights report, housing starts in British Columbia are forecast to total 27,100 homes in 2013 and 28,600 homes in 2014.

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Ottawa’s latest housing crackdown has some wondering — why now?

The latest tightening of mortgage rules might come down to a couple of thousand dollars for the average Canadian consumer but that still has many wondering why Ottawa is cracking down once again on housing.

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Summer: Time For Teaching Your Kids About Money

For many children, summer holidays mean the chance to earn and spend summer cash. This article will look at how to get the most out of your child's summer cash by sneaking a few financial lessons into the spending spree.