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  • December 8, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

The Pros and Cons of Fixed vs. Variable Mortgages

When it comes to choosing a mortgage, borrowers in Canada have two main options: a fixed rate mortgage or a variable mortgage. But which type is best for you? Here, we'll take a look at the pros and c

  • December 8, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

The Pros and Cons of Locking In your Mortgage Rate

The Pros and Cons of Locking In The holiday season is upon us, bringing an end to a tumultuous year. 2022 saw inflation reach levels not seen for 40 years, followed by substantial interest rate hik

  • December 7, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, continues quantitative tightening

The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 4%, with the Bank Rate at 4% and the deposit rate at 4%. The Bank is also continuing its policy of quantitative tightening.

  • November 30, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

10 Things to Know About the Offer Process

10 Things to Know About the Offer Process Before making an offer on your dream house, here are the ten things you need to know about buying real estate to ensure your offer is solid. Buying real e

  • November 21, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

A Six-Step, Back to Basics Financial Plan for Most Every Canadian

It's a tough time to know what the right financial move is at the moment. Interest rates are increasing, while stocks are in bearish territory. It's easy to forget that there are smart things that you

  • November 9, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

10 Important Questions to Ask Your Contractor

10 Important Questions to Ask Your Contractor Are you thinking about hiring a contractor before selling real estate? Here are ten important questions you should ask the contractor before signing a co

  • November 3, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

Thinking of buying? Don't be put off by high rates.

2022 has already been tough on Canadians' wallets, and recent economic data shows the pain is unlikely to end soon. Inflation continues to run hot, and on October 26 the Bank of Canada further r

  • October 26, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

Bank of Canada Rate Update October 26, 2022

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 3.75%, with the Bank Rate a

  • October 19, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

Best Ways to Plan for Your Down Payment

Best Ways to Plan for Your Down Payment Do mortgages seem unaffordable? These tips will help you plan for your down payment so you can start talking to a private lender mortgage broker in no time.

  • October 12, 2022
  • Posted by Siemens Group

Common Mistakes That House Flippers Make & How to Avoid Them

Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a Flop Common Mistakes That House Flippers Make & How to Avoid Them Making it in the world of house flipping means making sound and prudent decisions. Read on t

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