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Interest rate stays put as speculation continues by | 2010-03-09 4:39:50 AM

The Bank of Canada's plan to maintain the overnight rate has been spot-on for the past 11 months, but there is speculation the trend could be ending more

Canadians' household finances in trouble, says Vanier Institute by | 2010-03-09 1:44:40 AM

A new study released by the Vanier Institute of the Family suggests average household debt is rising at an alarming pace and Canadians' mortgage and credit card payments are more

U.S. mortgage delinquencies remain at record levels by | 2010-02-26 4:45:27 AM

One in 10 borrowers is seriously delinquent on their U.S. mortgage, with their payments at least 90 days past due or in foreclosure. That compares to one in 16 borrowers a year ago and one in 33 two years ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers more

Will the Insured Mortgage Purchase Program continue? by | 2010-02-26 1:49:39 AM

With reports the federal government will cut a number of its initiatives aimed to help banks through the financial crisis in next week's budget, there is talk about whether the $125-billion Insured Mortgage Purchase Program will more

More homes to fit multi-generations under one roof: U.S. survey by | 2010-02-23 8:18:42 AM

Facing increasingly difficult financial and housing situations, more and more Americans have been combining multi-generations under one roof, according to a new more

From the Press: What people are saying about the new mortgage rules by | 2010-02-20 5:05:02 AM

A day after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced three changes to mortgage rules in Canada, it appears the overall response from the financial community has been favourable; however, questions still remain, including whether clients must qualify at five-year posted rates or five-year discounted rates. Here's a roundup of what's being said in the press:read more