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Real estate resources for your review, reading and study as the case may be.

Tweaking the market

The Province of British Columbia has implemented a program to assist first time home buyers in the BC real estate market: Real estate pros see risks and opportunities in B.C.’s no-interest loan scheme. The form of assistance that the government has decided to adopt is a slow amortization interest-free loan. You can see from the article… read more »

Mortgage Qualification Loophole Puts All Canadians at Risk

The use of teaser rates in qualifying individuals is a game the banks have played to increase their mortgage volumes. This spins back into the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation insurance scheme. It allows Canadians to spend more than would otherwise be the case, and puts thousands of homeowners at risk. The Government of Canada… read more »