Bank of Canada keeps rates on hold


Posted By on Sep 10, 2015

Thu, 09/10/2015 – 12:47 The Bank of Canada announced on September 9th, 2015 that it was keeping its trend-setting target overnight lending rate at 0.5 per cent. The Bank of Canada announced on September 9th, 2015 that it was keeping its trend-setting target overnight lending rate at 0.5 per cent. Little has changed since the Bank’s previous announcement and revised economic forecast published in July. Its September...

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Wed, 09/09/2015 – 15:42 The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) welcomes Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Justin Trudeau’s campaign promise to modernize the Home Buyer’s Plan (HBP), if elected, by enabling Canadians impacted by significant life changes to access the program and use money from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSPs) to buy a house without tax penalty. The Canadian Real Estate...

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Fri, 08/14/2015 – 09:00 Ottawa, ON, August 14, 2015 – According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged slightly lower on a month-over-month basis in July 2015. Highlights: •       National home sales edged back by 0.4% from June to July. •       Actual (not seasonally adjusted)...

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Wed, 08/12/2015 – 13:00 Ottawa, ON, August 12, 2015 – The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), on behalf of its 110,00 REALTOR® members across the country, welcomes today’s announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to increase the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) withdrawal limit from $25,000 to $35,000. Ottawa, ON, August 12, 2015 – The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), on behalf of its 110,000...

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Bank of Canada cuts rate


Posted By on Jul 16, 2015

Thu, 07/16/2015 – 13:30 The Bank of Canada announced on July 15th, 2015 that it was lowering its trend-setting target overnight lending rate from 0.75 per cent to 0.50 per cent. The move follows another cut of the same size in January. The Bank of Canada announced on July 15th, 2015 that it was lowering its trend-setting target overnight lending rate from 0.75 per cent to 0.50 per cent. The move follows another cut of the same...

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Wed, 07/15/2015 – 09:00 Ottawa, ON, July 15, 2015– According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged slightly lower on a month-over-month basis in June 2015. Highlights: National home sales edged back by 0.8% from May to June. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 11% above June 2014 levels. The number of newly listed homes edged down 0.2%...

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