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RRSP'S AND YOU

January 29th, 2013

How to plan for a comfortable retirement

If you want sufficient assets for a comfortable retirement, start planning now. Some experts say you'll need 60 to 75 per cent of your present income once you stop working and even more if you want to travel or keep up expensive hobbies. You are the best judge however of how much retirement income you will need, based on the lifestyle you inten ...

RRSP season

January 23rd, 2013
37 days until RRSP season ends!

Call me today for an appointment to review your retirement plan.

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MORTGAGE RATES TODAY

January 23rd, 2013

HELOC 3.00% ( ask for details**)

 

1 year fixed: 2.65%

2 year fixed: 2.69%

3 year fixed: 2.69%

4 year fixed: 2.99%

5 year fixed: 2.98%

 

7 year fixed: 3.79%

10 year fixed: 3.79%

 

5 year variable: Prime-.35%

 

Prime rate: 3.00%

Benchmark rate: 5.24%

 

All rates are subject to certain

conditions and may change anytime***

FORMER GROW OPS

January 9th, 2013
Trying to get a mortgage approval for a former grow op might be a challenge nowadays. Most lenders have pulled out of this "market", as the risks of having such property on their balance sheet is to big.
First of all, the stigma of a former grow op will always "follow".
Secondly, the law requires that whenever you sell or rent the property in the future, you have to disclosure that it wa ...

CANADA HOUSING NEWS

January 7th, 2013

Why TD’s Ed Clark says Canada isn’t heading for a U.S.-style housing bust

John Greenwood | Jan 7, 2013 8:34 AM ET
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Tyler Anderson/National PostTD CEO Ed Clark says low interest rates are the biggest challenge facing banks in the medium term.

Toronto-Dominion Bank has just come off one of its most profitable years ever. Its shares have nearly regained th ...