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If you're frustrated because you feel that mortgages are confusing, the House Rich podcast will help. Fans of the podcast are ecstatic about the fun and entertaining way Matthew Parker brings you practical advice about understanding your mortgage so that you can make or save money.

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No rate hike from the BoC 🏦😃

Stay informed about the latest economic developments and their implications for the mortgage industry. Explore the Bank of Canada's decision to...

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Why a Mortgage Pre-Approval is Important

Introduction Buying a home is an exciting and emotional experience. It’s important to have everything in order before you start your home search, and...

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How to Reduce Payment Shock at Renewal Time

By now, “trigger points” should be in the vocabulary of nearly every variable rate mortgage holder. There’s been a great deal of coverage lately...

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Another 0.75% hike from the BoC

You may feel like rate hikes have been happening for a while now, but they only started increasing on March 2 this year. With so many rate hikes in a...

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August Mortgage Market Report

A volatile few months indeed. Now that we are at the end of August, where are interest rates heading? The 5-year bond yield lowered to under 3% but...

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Understanding Mortgage Down Payments

For many homebuyers, the down payment is the biggest hurdle to homeownership. This is especially true for first-time buyers, who often have to scrimp...

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New Heights. Where to from Here?

Several housing reports have been released over the last couple of weeks, and they all tell the same story: house prices are soaring. Records are...

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