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Ben’s thoughts on a Retirement Plan for a low-rate world.

Posted on March 8, 2012 by Ben Sage in Advice, Ben Sage, Ben Sage Realtor, CREA, government programs, Investment Real Estate, Retirement, Woodstock Investment

Since 2007 I have been a licensed Real Estate Salesperson, and since 2008, I have also been a Real Estate Investor.  More or less from the start of my career in the Real Estate business, I have seen a low rate environment.  The persistent low rates have caused prices to remain stable, or increase in […]

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Bank of Canada keeps key rate unchanged

Posted on September 10, 2009 by Ben Sage in Assitance, Ben Sage, Buyer, Goverment, Government, government programs, Home Reno Tax Credit, Market, ON, Ontario, Oxford County, Real Estate, Realtor, remax woodstock, Representative, Woodstock

Reprinted courtesy of CBC NEWS The Bank of Canada left its key overnight interest rate unchanged Thursday as it again warned that a high Canadian dollar poses a risk to economic recovery. The target for the overnight rate will remain at 0.25 per cent. Economists had expected no change. The central bank also reiterated its […]

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Housing affordability improves, RBC says

Posted on September 9, 2009 by Ben Sage in Advice, Agent, Ben Sage, Goverment, Government, government programs, House, Market, Moving, ON, Ontario, Real, Real Estate, Realtor, remax a-b realty, remax woodstock, Representative, Woodstock

Reprinted courtesy of cbcnews.ca It’s becoming easier to carry the costs of home ownership in Canada, but a survey by RBC Economics on housing affordability suggests this may be as good as it’s going to get. Home ownership became more affordable in the second quarter, the bank said Wednesday. It was the fifth straight quarter […]

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Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program available in Oxford County

Posted on August 20, 2009 by Ben Sage in government programs, remax a-b realty, remax stratford, remax woodstock

THE COUNTY OF OXFORD IS PARTICIPATING IN THE CANADA-ONTARIO AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM (AHP).IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY RENTING AND DON`T HAVE THE MONEY FOR A DOWN PAYMENT IN THE BANK, HOMEOWNERSHIP CAN NOW BECOME A DREAM REALIZED. THE AHP HAS COMMITTED MORE THAN $28 MILLION TO MAKE HOMEOWNERSHIP AFFORDABLE.THE HOMEOWNERSHIP COMPONENT OF THE AHP PROVIDES UP […]

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