12/6/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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If you’re shopping for a mortgage and believe what the bond market is telling us, it implies your odds of success with a fixed rate may have just changed. ... More

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  12/4/2018 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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The Bank of Canada will announce its December interest rates decision Wednesday and few are expecting a Grinch-like pre-Christmas shock. ... More

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  11/6/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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As Canadian mortgages come up for renewal, many households are starting to experience what TD Economics has dubbed a “completely new phenomenon” – higher ... More

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  5/28/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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Canada’s big banks are locked in a competitive pricing war over variable-rate mortgages, but economic trends point to more interest rate hikes ahead — leaving Canadian ... More

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  5/16/2018 | Posted in Home Buyers by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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First-time home buyers already struggling with more stringent mortgage rules have been dealt another blow by an increase this week in the Bank of Canada’s five-year mortgage ... More

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  1/19/2018 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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The Bank of Canada’s decision to raise its benchmark rate to 1.25% earlier this week will make renewals a significantly more daunting prospect for mortgage holders. ... More

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  9/12/2017 | Posted in Mortgage News by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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The number of Canadians who applied for a fixed-rate mortgage in August saw a substantial spike, with 59.31% of users on the LowestRates.ca website opting for a fixed-rate ... More

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  7/7/2017 | Posted in Mortgage News by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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New rules proposed by the federal government to curb financial risks associated with the country's hot housing markets could make it more difficult to secure a ... More

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  6/22/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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Homeowners with variable rate mortgages losing sleep over the increased chatter about a potential interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada should consider locking their rates in ... More

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  6/15/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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The U.S. Federal Reserve raised its trend-setting interest rate on Wednesday for the third time in six months to the highest level since the global financial crisis hit in the ... More

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  6/15/2017 | Posted in Mortgage News by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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Canada's central bank, which had long said interest rates are too blunt a tool to tackle the country's housing market, may have finally decided to act and at least limit ... More

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  4/28/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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Here’s the least surprising news you’ll hear all day: Interest rates are not doing what most experts predicted. ... More

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  3/17/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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The possible impacts of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision on March 15 (Wednesday) to raise its key interest rate from 0.75 per cent to 1 per cent should not be ... More

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  3/15/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signalled that any further hikes this year will be gradual. Higher rates in ... More

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  3/14/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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Locking in a rate before mortgages become more expensive is the best choice at present, as recent developments have pointed at a possible U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike in 2017. ... More

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  2/24/2017 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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In the wake of its report on the unsustainability of the Canadian housing market, Fitch Ratings predicted that mortgage rates will remain at record-low levels for the first six ... More

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  2/10/2017 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Tuscany Hills Realty Services
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The gap between the number of borrowers going for fixed and variable rates has become larger recently, pointing to the increasingly important role that variable-rate mortgages are ... More

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