Top 3 Financial Points to Consider Right Now

General Angela Calla 11 Dec

Top 3 Financial Points to Consider! The last Bank of Canada announcement solidified as expected. Prime will stay the same for the coming months. Additionally, they’ve been forced they to take extreme monetary measures to keep the economy going. What does that mean and how will homeowners be supported? If you have a variable rate, enjoy […]

Read More – The Imminent Housing Crisis and the Average Canadian’s Plea

General Angela Calla 11 Dec

Is there a housing crisis brewing in Canada? With eviction moratoriums and mortgage payment deferrals having already expired for 2020, it’s possible many Canadians still suffering from COVID-related layoffs may have trouble paying for a place to live. We spoke to six housing experts across Canada for their thoughts on what homeowners and renters can […]

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Bank of Canada holds benchmark rate steady, updates economic outlook

General Angela Calla 9 Dec

This morning in its 10th and likely final policy decision of 2020, the Bank of Canada left its target overnight benchmark rate unchanged at what it describes as its “lower bound” of 0.25%. As a result, the Bank Rate stays at 0.5% and the knock-on effect is that borrowing costs for Canadians will remain low for […]

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Government Update

General Angela Calla 7 Dec

GOVERNMENT UPDATES Monday, December 7 PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT UPDATE Extension of PHO order on province-wide restrictions to January 8, 2021 By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, all events and social gatherings are suspended to significantly reduce COVID-19 transmission related to social interactions and travel, with the following updates: Drive-in and drop-off events: may […]

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Federal Fiscal Update: Finance Minister Freeland’s Debut

General Angela Calla 2 Dec

Justin Trudeau’s government, which has delivered the biggest COVID-19 fiscal response in the industrialized world, announced plans for another dose of stimulus and vowed to continue priming the pump as long as needed. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland unveiled $51.7 billion of new spending over two years in a mini-budget Monday, led by an enhanced wages subsidy for […]

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Nominees chosen for 2020 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

General Angela Calla 25 Nov

The finalists have been chosen for this year’s Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards. The nominees were announced last week and honored at a virtual finalist celebration held on Facebook live Nov. 8.  “The Business Excellence Awards were created to recognize outstanding businesses in the Tri-Cities,” the chamber said in a press release. “Each […]

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Start Shopping!

General Angela Calla 23 Nov

You made it!! Once you have your down payment and have qualified for a pre-approved mortgage (your credit score is in order and all documentation has been provided), you are ready to start searching for your perfect home. Your Mortgage Professional can give you recommendations for a realtor, if you don’t have one already. CLOSING […]

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Get Pre-Approved

General Angela Calla 20 Nov

To have the best success with your mortgage, it is recommended that you get pre-approved! This can be done through your Mortgage Professional to ensure that you get the best mortgage product FOR YOU, from the best rate to the best term agreement. While getting pre-approved might sound boring (and you might be asking ‘why […]

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