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Calgary tops nation in price growth for repeat home sales

Calgary tops nation in price growth for repeat home sales | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
CALGARY - Calgary had the best year-over-year growth rate in prices for repeat home sales in December, according to the latest Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index released Tuesday.
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Ring road deal may be a boon for Calgary real estate, observers say

Ring road deal may be a boon for Calgary real estate, observers say | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
The new southwest portion of the Ring Road is expected to be a boon for residential real estate near the proposed roadway. “Transportation accessibility is key to location — which is everything in real estate.
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Town centre concept planned for Currie Barracks

Town centre concept planned for Currie Barracks | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
CALGARY - Canada Lands Company is partnering with Embassy Bosa Inc. to develop a mixed-use town centre at the Currie Barracks in Calgary, the Herald has learned.
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Calgary and Edmonton housing affordability better than Canadian average

Calgary and Edmonton housing affordability better than Canadian average | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
CALGARY — A new housing market report by TD Economics shows Calgary and Edmonton residential real estate is among the most affordable in the country.
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All-Time High

All-Time High | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
A year after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tightened mortgage rules to cool an overheating market, and a month after the CMHC announced yet another tightening of the rules surrounding home financing, The Teranet-National Bank index of home prices...
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How to prepare your home for resale

How to prepare your home for resale | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
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The Globe and Mail - News Sources

The Globe and Mail - News Sources | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it

First-Time Buyers Expect To Spend $300,000 On First Home With An Average Down Payment Of $48,000

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Calgary MLS sales and prices on the rise | Calgary Herald

Calgary MLS sales and prices on the rise | Calgary Herald | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
Three weeks into March and the residential MLS picture in Calgary is painting a picture of increased sales and prices.
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Removing Ice on Roofs | CMHC

Removing Ice on Roofs | CMHC | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
Whether you have a sloped or flat roof, these techniques will help you deal with extensive roof icing or ice dam problems.
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Bank of Canada sees no 'imminent' change to rates

Bank of Canada sees no 'imminent' change to rates | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
Central bank's latest quarterly economic outlook projects steady, if unspectacular, growth through 2014...
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In Calgary, home prices are booming – and so is the infill business

In Calgary, home prices are booming – and so is the infill business | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
As home values climb and central Calgary densifies, the business of tearing down old houses and building new ones is hotter than ever.
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Basement Renovation Tips

Basement Renovation Tips | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
More evolved than rec rooms of years past, today’s basements are being transformed into any imaginable setting: home office, gym, bedroom, family room, laundry room, kitchen — the possibilities are en...
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Calgary housing prices expected to rise

Calgary housing prices expected to rise | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
CALGARY — House prices for Calgary’s resale market are expected to rise the most in the short-term, according to the Conference Board of Canada.
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The Smith Manoeuvre: A Canadian mortgage tax-deductible plan

The Smith Manoeuvre: A Canadian mortgage tax-deductible plan | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
For those that understand that their debt level will not decrease – and are comfortable monitoring and maintaining investment returns – the Maneuver can greatly increase your net-worth
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Calgary region new home prices on the rise

Calgary region new home prices on the rise | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
The Calgary region was the top contributor in March to the increase in new home prices across the country, says Statistics Canada.
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4 easy ways to reduce your mortgage costs

4 easy ways to reduce your mortgage costs | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
When it comes to saving on your mortgage, making pre-payments and shopping around at renewal time are good ideas
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Sell your home faster with these cost-effective staging tips

Sell your home faster with these cost-effective staging tips | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
(BPT) - Appearances count, especially when you’re trying to sell a home. Even though the housing industry experts predict this spring will be a seller’s market, it’s important to grab every advantage when you’re trying to sell your home.
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To get a mortgage, you'll need to have a stellar credit score

To get a mortgage, you'll need to have a stellar credit score | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
Your credit score is an important item that will determine what interest your mortgage agent will be able to offer you
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Mortgage rates: Why you should choose to lock in over a variable | Mortgages & Real Estate | Personal Finance | Financial Post

Mortgage rates: Why you should choose to lock in over a variable | Mortgages & Real Estate | Personal Finance | Financial Post | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it
Locking in your mortgage is almost like buying an insurance policy — it’s going to cost you money but will help you sleep at night
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Staying put: Baby boomers not selling, skewing Canada’s housing market | Toronto Star

Staying put: Baby boomers not selling, skewing Canada’s housing market  | Toronto Star | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it

Aging homeowners opt to stay right where they are, decreasing impact of demographics

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Homeowners managing mortgage debt, says report

Homeowners managing mortgage debt, says report | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it

More than two thirds of Canadians are “comfortable with their debt” and are able to pay down their mortgages, suggesting that the stringent lending rules introduced by the government this summer may have been unnecessary, concludes a new report released Monday by a leading industry group.

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Canadians see homes as an investment not an expense

Canadians see homes as an investment not an expense | Mortgages in Canada | Scoop.it

CALGARY — The majority of Canadians — 77 per cent in fact — indicate their home is an investment rather than an expense. 40% of Alberta homeowners are mortgage-free.

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