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May 2019

Bank of Canada Keeps Overnight Interest Rate at 1.75%: May 2019

May 30, 2019

The Bank of Canada overnight interest rate is staying at 1.75% after the May 29 announcement. The Bank Rate is […]

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Is an AVM Meant to Replace a Property Appraisal?

May 27, 2019

Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) and property appraisals share many characteristics, but they are not the same. For one thing, AVMs […]

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Are Bank of Canada Predictions for Next Year Too Optimistic?

May 23, 2019

What is in store for the Canadian economic forecast? There is some disagreement about the matter. On April 24, 2019, […]

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As Good Time as Any to Assess Your Mortgage Underwriting Portfolio – Regulated or Not

May 21, 2019

Non-regulated and private mortgage lenders are not subject to the same Canadian mortgage stress test rules as federally-regulated lenders, but […]

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April: Eighth Consecutive Month Without a Rise in the Composite Index

May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019 April: Eighth consecutive month without a rise in the composite index In April the Teranet–National Bank National […]

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Leaders Across the Financial Industry Calling for Change to Mortgage Stress Test

May 13, 2019

Canada’s mortgage stress test has been in the news a lot recently due to calls for its reform. Leaders across […]

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