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A fresh look at the opportunities in today’s housing market

A fresh look at the opportunities in today’s housing market

October 12, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

When news reports present a consistently gloomy view of rising rates and the distinctly negative impact on the housing market, it’s easy to feel discouraged. But the news frequently does ...

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A look at how rate increases impact different mortgage types

A look at how rate increases impact different mortgage types

September 19, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

With inflation at its highest level in almost 40 years, the Bank of Canada continues to take drastic action to cool the economy with the latest of five consecutive rate increases announced on ...

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Bank of Canada raises the key interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, bringing it to 3.25%

Bank of Canada raises the key interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, bringing it to 3.25%

September 15, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

The Bank of Canada has raised its policy rate to 3.25 per cent today, marking the fifth consecutive rate increase in 2022. The Bank has stated borrowing costs need to rise to bring inflation back to a ...

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How rising rates can affect your mortgage

How rising rates can affect your mortgage

June 1, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

How rising rates can affect your mortgageThe one-two-punch of supply chain issues and the war in Ukraine has pushed inflation in Canada to its highest level in 30 years and spurred the Bank of Canada ...

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The Tax-Free First Home Savings Account (FHSA) explained

The Tax-Free First Home Savings Account (FHSA) explained

May 31, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

If you or someone you know is saving for a downpayment on their first home, the Federal government announced a new program aimed at first-time buyers in their recent budget. The First Home Savings Acc ...

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There Are No Houses for Sale in My Area - What Do I Do?

There Are No Houses for Sale in My Area - What Do I Do?

May 6, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

You're in the market for a home. You want to capitalize on mortgage rates before incremental Bank of Canada announcements increase them, and home values grow further. But there's one pr ...

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Bank of Canada Mortgage Rate Announcement - March 2022

Bank of Canada Mortgage Rate Announcement - March 2022

March 3, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

We concluded the month of February with a notice to all prospective home buyers and investors. The notice was simple - get a mortgage fast. Why? Because we saw it coming. We predicted that the Ba ...

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Higher interest rates are here.  What does that mean for you?

Higher interest rates are here. What does that mean for you?

March 1, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

The Bank of Canada has been signalling for a while now that they will respond to inflation by raising interest rates. Sure enough, on March 2nd they announced a hike in the overnight rate by 0.25%. He ...

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Sensible strategies to help you thrive in 2022

Sensible strategies to help you thrive in 2022

January 4, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

Sensible strategies to help you thrive in 2022 Canadians keep talking about the housing market! Are we in a housing bubble, will rates rise in 2022, and by how much, is this the right time to buy or ...

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Six tips for financial fitness this Fall

Six tips for financial fitness this Fall

January 4, 2022 | Posted by: Fortune Funding Mortgages

Six tips for financial fitness this Fall It’s September and there is some optimism that we may be moving towards the end of life in a global pandemic. The Fall has always been a great time to g ...

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