James Laird, co-founder of RateHub, joins The Real Economy to review the Ontario election candidates’ housing platforms and which policies are best poised to help and hurt the province’s first-time homebuyers.
Federal Liberals’ plan to help first-time homebuyers to kick in weeks before election. Ottawa to pick up 5% of a mortgage on existing homes for households that earn under $120,000 a year No business case for Trans Mountain expansion, says former environment minister.
Tips for First-Time Home Buyers Many current homeowners wish they got financing tips for first time home buyers. According to Zillow, 4 in 10 buyers purchase a home for the first time. Source. New buyers find financing complex and challenging. Typical mortgage terms become confusing and frightening. Yet, a mortgage is undoubtedly very important for new homeowners.
A new federal program aiming to give homebuyers some help covering their mortgage costs will kick in on Labour Day – weeks before a federal election – with the first payments flowing in early November, just days after voters across Canada go to the polls.
Liberals’ mortgage help for first-time buyers lands sept. 2, weeks before vote. CBC.com – June 17th, 2019 OTTAWA – The federal Liberals say a new program to help new buyers pay for their first home will kick in on Labour Day.The program that will help cover some mortgage costs will be available starting Sept. 2, only weeks before the October federal election.The government’s plan will see it.
Incumbent Aaron Stone has been acclaimed mayor of Ladysmith after no challengers came forward. This will be Stone’s second term. In the race for council, Duck (Donald) Paterson is the only.
The $158.5-billion fiscal plan from the Wynne government, which will likely form the foundation of the Liberals’ election platform for the June vote, projects the province will run a $6.7 billion deficit in 2018-2019 and won’t return to balance until 2024-2025.
The Canada Revenue Agency delayed announcing that a high-profile Liberal lobbyist had pleaded guilty to income-tax evasion until after the fall election campaign.
Pamela Good is cofounder, president and executive director of Beyond Basics, a student-centered, literacy focused nonprofit organization that achieves grade level movement in six weeks. Founded in 2002, the organization is dedicated to one-on-one reading tutoring and literacy enrichment programs for K-12 students in Metropolitan Detroit.
New Report Examines Impacts of Mortgage Stress Tests on Canadian Economy and Housing Market Economy and mortgage stress test continue to impact Calgary’s resale housing market Posted on April 18, 2019 By Mario Toneguzzi In the past year, real estate boards across the country have pointed to the mortgage stress test as the key factor in bringing down the level of MLS activity in major markets in Canada – including Calgary.
Ontario will receive $4.2 billion more over the next 10 years for affordable housing under the first of several funding agreements the federal liberals plan to sign by the end of the year. The provincial and federal governments say the money set aside under the Liberal government’s national housing strategy, as well as other already-promised [.]
CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules – Cloverdale Reporter 2 charged after Bolivian villagers bury teen alive – A bound Ramos was brought to the woman’s funeral and tossed into her grave along with her coffin, said a local reporter for an indigenous radio station, who would only speak on condition of anonymity.