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  • July 13, 2017
  • Posted by Gurpartap (Gary) Bhutta

Bank of Canada Raises Key Interest Rate for First Time in 7 Years

Canada’s era of ultra-low interest rates is coming to an end. The Bank of Canada announced Wednesday morning it’s hiking its trendsetting overnight rate by a quarter of a percentage point

  • July 11, 2017
  • Posted by Gurpartap (Gary) Bhutta

Bank of Canada playing follow the leader on rates

The Canadian economy is real-estate focused and it's unclear just how much of an effect higher interest rates would have on GDP growth   Strange things are afoot with central banks these days

  • July 10, 2017
  • Posted by Gurpartap (Gary) Bhutta

Interest rates could rise July 12: Who are the winners and losers?

The Bank of Canada could raise interest rates as early as mid-July. Who would higher interest rates benefit and who would they hurt? After holding interest rates at record low levels for the past two

  • June 28, 2017
  • Posted by Gurpartap (Gary) Bhutta

28 per cent would sell main home to buy a recreational property

Demand for recreational properties is soaring and it seems that some Canadian families are prepared to do whatever it takes to get their dream cottage or cabin. A survey by Leger for RE/MAX found tha

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