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Yahoo! Canada Launches Zoocasa Real Estate Application for House-Hunting Canadians Yahoo! and Zoocasa, Canada’s fastest growing real estate search site, today announced the launch of a new application that enables Canadians to access Zoocasa’s online real...

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U.S. existing homes sales plunge more than expected in July RBC reports that existing home sales in the US plunged a disappointing -27.2% in July to 3.83 million annualized units from the previous month’s downwardly revised 5.26 million (initially reported as...

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StatsCan releases July CPI Consumer prices rose 1.8% in the 12 months to July, following a 1.0% increase in June. In July, consumer prices were affected by changes in consumption taxes in Nova Scotia, Ontario, and British Columbia. Read more: Canadian households:...

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RBC: HST bumped up Canada’s inflation rate in July The Consumer Price Index report showed that the headline inflation index rose 0.5% in July in large part reflecting the harmonization of provincial and federal sales taxes in Ontario and BC. The increase was...

Mortgage Video: Credit Reports

Many consumers are not aware that you can receive a free credit file disclosure from Equifax Canada Inc. via Canada Post. Simply complete the Credit Report Request PDF and either mail or fax your application to Equifax. If you have any questions about credit...

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“North America’s story is again darkening,” says CIBC Continuing weakness in the U.S. economy may force the Bank of Canada to put interest rate hikes on hold after September, notes a new report from CIBC World Markets Inc. Read more: Canadian Dollar...