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Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to 0.25 percent

March 27, 2020 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

The Bank of Canada today lowered its target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly ½ percent and the deposit rate is ¼ percent. T ...

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Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready in Waterloo, ON

Home Selling Season is Around the Corner: Tips to Get Ready in Waterloo, ON

March 18, 2020 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Home selling season is rapidly approaching. In most cases, spring is the top time to sell a home. One reason spring is the top-selling season is that home buyers align their moving schedule with their ...

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6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Waterloo, ON

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Waterloo, ON

March 4, 2020 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ...

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Waterloo, ON?

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early in Waterloo, ON?

February 18, 2020 | Posted by: Jack Russell

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to consider before doing so.  This article will ex ...

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Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Waterloo, ON

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Waterloo, ON

February 5, 2020 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ...

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10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Waterloo, ON

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Waterloo, ON

January 22, 2020 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ...

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

January 8, 2020 | Posted by: Jack Russell

There is a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether ref ...

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How to Turn Your Waterloo Home into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

How to Turn Your Waterloo Home into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

December 18, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Thinking about turning your home into a rental property?If you are having trouble selling your home, you have a number of options. You could stay in the property and hope for the best, but if you have ...

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4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Kitchener, Ontario

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Kitchener, Ontario

December 4, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling process easier, from setting an asking price to c ...

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Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

November 20, 2019 | Posted by: Jack Russell

Most home buyers take out a mortgage to help finance buying a home. As a result, many homeowners are faced with a monthly mortgage payment during the time they are raising their children or sending th ...

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