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Bank of Canada raises key metric used to determine mortgage eligibility

Bank of Canada raises key metric used to determine mortgage eligibility The central bank qualifying rate is separate from the actual mortgage rates offered by banks to borrowers, but is used to assess homebuyers who are seeking loans Armina Ligaya ...
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10 things every first-time homebuyer should know

10 things every first-time homebuyer should know Finances aren’t the only consideration Sept. 1, 2017 The Star The key issue for first-time buyers is how much they have to put down and what price point is affordable. But there are ...
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Pay down these 3 debts now to save your retirement

Pay down these 3 debts now to save your retirement Katie Young, CNBC If you're about to retire, the last thing you need is a lot of bills. Over the past 30 years, American families have taken on increasing amounts ...
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Identity theft Alert: how mortgage fraudsters left this Canadian with a bank lien on her $1M+plus property

Identity theft alert: How mortgage fraudsters left this Canadian with a bank lien on her $1M+plus property If a group of fraudsters are working 50 or even a 100 names at a time in a loan scam, and they are ...
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How to turn social media engagement into real sales

How to turn social media engagement into real sales Social media is great for audience engagement and brand awareness, but it takes a special touch to translate buzz into revenue Sep 14, 2017 Pictures of organic onesies and teeny-tiny Chuck ...
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A down payment with a catch: you have to give up the spare bedroom

A down payment with a catch: you have to give up the spare bedroom Loftium startup gives buyers money for purchase, takes share of your Airbnb rental “If only we had the down payment” may be one of the most ...
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What your real estate agent has to tell you about your home’s past

What your real estate agent has to tell you about your home's past Michael Shulman,Yahoo Finance Canada Just over 22 years ago, Paul Bernardo was convicted of the kidnap, rape and murder of teenagers Kristen French and Leslie Mahaffy. Those ...
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5 best tips for sales people

5 Best Tips For Salespeople by Gary Vaynerchuk  Sept 6 2017 I guess what I want to really drill home is I just don’t understand how in 2017 people don’t realize that if they’re not producing written content, audio, or ...
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big banks hike prime rates after bank of Canada tightens monetary policy

Big banks hike prime rates after Bank of Canada tightens monetary policy CBC In the wake of the Bank of Canada's move Wednesday to boost a key interest rate, Canada's big banks have boosted their prime rates. RBC was first ...
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Boomers holding tight, not moving into retirement homes until their 80’s

Boomers holding tight, not moving into retirement homes until their 80s: report Not so fast. Canadian seniors are a long way from ready for retirement homes. Only a small percentage of younger seniors are opting for some type institutional setting ...
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