Canada’s housing ‘like the fountain of youth’ — for now

October 28, 2011 under Useful Articles
NATIONAL POST John Greenwood  Oct 14, 2011 – 12:50 PM ET Canada’s banks, which emerged from the financial crisis mostly unscathed, stole the spotlight as they were recognized as the world’s strongest, but there’s a good argument to be made that our real estate market deserves some glory, too. Consider: for the better part of a decade house prices have been on the rise — apart f
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Latest Update – “BC House Prices Scare”

October 27, 2011 under Tony's Latest Updates
      To %%First-Name%% %%Last-Name%%     %%todaysdate%% BC House Prices Scare BC Home prices rose 6% last month spurred by low mortgage rates and an improving employment environment.  Year to date, more than 56,000 homes exchanged hands in our Province.  Across the Country, the average home price increased 6.5% last month.  The cost of living also increased in C
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Time running out, Flaherty warns Europe

October 17, 2011 under Useful Articles
Reuters Postmedia News  Oct 17, 2011 – 10:30 AM ET | Last Updated: Oct 20, 2011 12:04 PM ET By Mark Kennedy OTTAWA — Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tore a strip off European political leaders Monday for dithering while their economy has faltered, putting the entire world in jeopardy of another recession. But Germany warned markets not to expect a miracle cure to Europe’s debt crisis by
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Latest Update – “Renewed Optimism”

October 12, 2011 under Tony's Latest Updates
      To %%First-Name%% %%Last-Name%%     %%todaysdate%% Renewed Optimism There is a renewed optimism being felt throughout the world with Germany and France’s support for solutions to help avoid a new financial crisis. Regardless of the improved optimism, variable rate mortgages have risen and prime minus discounts are disappearing fast.  We are moving towar
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Now is the time for a fixed-rate mortgage

October 11, 2011 under Useful Articles
TED RECHTSHAFFEN Now is the time for a fixed-rate mortgage TED RECHTSHAFFEN | Columnist profile | E-mail Globe and Mail Update Published Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 6:00AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 2:08PM EDT A recent Bank of Montreal study says that variable-rate mortgages have worked out to be better than fixed-rate mortgages 83 per cent of the time since 1975. I believe we are now in the 17-per-c
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