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Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said he isn’t planning new measures to restrain the country’s housing market because his past four rounds of action have already worked to avoid a bubble. Flaherty has warned consumers to avoid mortgages that could become unaffordable when borrowing costs rise, after Canadians took on record household debts relative to disposable [...]

By |2017-01-04T01:02:25+00:00August 22nd, 2013|Economy|0 Comments

Canadians paying off mortgages early: CMHC

OTTAWA — Canadian homeowners are doing a good job of paying off their mortgages early, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., which released its third-quarter results Tuesday. While mortgage repayments can be spread out over 30 years, the CMHC reports that the average amortization period for mortgages insured by the national housing agency [...]

By |2017-01-04T01:02:30+00:00December 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments