By: Ivan Abelar

Edmonton second fastest growing city in Canada

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By: Ivan Abelar

Canadians set to jump on home buyer bandwagon amid lower rates

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TAMSIN McMAHON - REAL ESTATE REPORTER The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Jan. 30 2015, 11:16 AM EST Last updated Friday, Jan. 30 2015, 6:03 PM EST Canada’s housing market is already seeing the impact of falling interest rates, with nearly half of Canadians telling a new survey that they are planning to buy a home in the next five years and more than 15 per cent saying cheaper mortgag...Read More

Bank predicts another rate cut from the Bank of Canada

By: Ivan Abelar

Bank predicts another rate cut from the Bank of Canada

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By Andy Blatchford | January 26, 2015 14:00 Source: The Canadian Press   The squeeze of the oil slump is prompting one of Canada's biggest banks to slash its 2015 forecast for the country's economy and warn that another interest-rate cut could be on the way. TD Bank said Monday it now expects the Canadian economy to grow by just two per cent this year, down from its December projec...Read More

By: Ivan Abelar

Oil prices will rebound by this summer

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DAVID YAGERMore from David Yager Published on: January 17, 2015Last Updated: January 17, 2015 3:00 AM MST   There are very few advantages to growing old. Except experience, only accumulated with practice and time. After writing about the ups and downs of the oilpatch for 35 years, two repeatable trends emerge. Following are the only common characteristics of numerous booms and...Read More

By: Ivan Abelar

Interest rate hike: 4 Ways Canadians should prepare

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Paying down debt should be the focus By Mark Gollom, CBC News Posted: Jan 06, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 06, 2015 9:55 AM ET   Canadians who have financially overextended themselves with mortgage payments have little wiggle room in the event of an interest rate increase. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press) The Bank of Canada is expected at some point in the year to hi...Read More

By: Ivan Abelar

Do You Need a Property Survey?

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  As a prospective home buyer, you’ve probably got a lot of questions about the buying process, and you may be wondering whether you need an up-to-date property survey.  For buyers, the answer is generally, yes.  However, rather than simply relying on the short answer, you need a clear understanding of when and why you should have one done. Property surveys are usually done ...Read More