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    Inflation Data Points to a Likely BoCa Rate Cut on July 24th

    The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) data analysis from Capital Economics suggests a strong case for another interest rate cut by the Bank of Canada on July 24th. Despite some measures of monthly core price growth remaining above the rates consistent with the 2% inflation target, the overall inflation trend supports a rate reduction. Downward…
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    A Review of Beaumont: A Charming French Heritage Town

    Explore Beaumont's French heritage, modern amenities, and vibrant community. Perfect commuter town with rich history, arts, dining, and affordable real estate.
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    Bank of Canada Likely to Announce 2nd Rate Cut July 24

    Bank of Canada cuts policy rate to 4.75% amidst low GDP growth. Dovish tone suggests another cut in July despite inflation rise. Learn more!
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    Edmonton Real Estate Update: June 2024 – Sales Down, Inventory Up!

    Welcome to the Edmonton Home Team blog! In this post, we'll be diving into the latest real estate statistics for Edmonton from June 2024. Our experts, Jay Lewis and Josh Tagg, provide a comprehensive analysis of the current market trends, highlighting the increase in inventory and the notable decrease in sales. June 2024 Real Estate…
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    Video: St. Albert vs Edmonton Comparison

    Explore why St. Albert might be the perfect choice over Edmonton. Discover price comparisons, lifestyle factors, commute considerations, and local amenities.
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    May 2024 Edmonton Real Estate Market Update: Key Stats & Trends

    May 2024 Edmonton real estate update: Inventory and sales rise, detached homes up 6.4% YoY. Get detailed insights into market trends and prices.
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    Interest Rates Finally Dropping! We Discuss This With An Edmonton Realtor

    Yesterday, June 5th, 2024, marks a significant day as the Bank of Canada announced a much-anticipated interest rate drop. In our latest video, we discuss the implications of this change and what it means for consumers, particularly those with variable rate mortgages. The Announcement This morning, the Bank of Canada reduced its interest rate from…
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    Mortgage Minute 33: Bank of Canada Lowers Interest Rates And What It Means for You

    In a significant move, the Bank of Canada has lowered its interest rate by a quarter percent. This marks the first rate decrease since the Bank began raising rates in early 2022 to combat surging inflation following the COVID-19 shutdowns. The announcement, made on the morning of June 5th, 2024, signals a potential shift in…
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    Understanding Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification: Key Insights for Homebuyers

    Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s been on many of our clients' minds: the difference between pre-approval and pre-qualification, and whether you should secure your rate before next week’s rate announcement. Check Out our latest video where we explain why fixed rates may be going up this week, even if the Bank of Canada…