Mortgage Logic

Month: May 2015

Mortgage Logic Rate Watch – Bank of Canada leaves Key Rate untouched

Today the Bank of Canada (BofC) announced (its fourth of 8 scheduled announcements for the year) that it will not be changing its benchmark key lending rate which directly affects the Prime rate of lending for major FI’s (financial institutions). BofC’s benchmark rate will stay at 0.75% and the Prime rate will likely remain at …

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Oliver to Realtors: “Ottawa Will Stay out of Market; No Bubble Seen.”

by Katia Dmitrieva and Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg News Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said he’s confident the country’s housing market isn’t in a bubble, setting aside any further action to curb activity. The government, which has made four changes to housing finance rules since 2008 to cool booming sales and rising prices, is satisfied with …

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