Posts from the ‘Monday Morning Interest Rate Updates’ Category

  • The New Bank of Justin and Bill

    Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for March 25, 2019

    Our federal government just released its 2019 budget, and it included several initiatives that were designed to improve housing affordability for Canadians. Today’s post offers my take.

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  • The Case for Lower Canadian Mortgage Rates

    Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for March 11, 2019

    Today’s post highlights from both of the Bank of Canada’s communications last week and offers my take on the two key questions that matter most to fixed- and variable-rate mortgage borrowers: When will the Bank move its policy rate next? Will its next move be up or down?

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  • All Quiet on the Canadian Mortgage-Rate Front (for Now)

    Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for January 21, 2019

    Last week was a relatively quiet one on the interest-rate front. Government of Canada bond yields, which our fixed mortgage rates are priced on, edged a little higher, but five-year fixed rates continued to fall among laggard lenders who had not already lowered to match RBC’s recent cut. Last Friday we received our latest inflation […]

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