This week the Bank of Canada (BoC) raised their key lending rate by 0.5%, meaning most banks and consumer lenders will raise their prime rates by the same amount. With most lenders, that means prime rates will increase from 5.45% to 5.95%. The prime rate increase will directly affect all borrowers with variable or adjustable rate mortgages and lines of… Read More »

Reader’s Choice Awards Comox Valley Reader’s Choice Awards voting is open until October 5th.Vote now for your chance to win a Kingfisher Resort staycation package! If you are so inclined, Mackenzie Gartside is nominated in following categories and we’d be honoured by your support:People and Places: Pet Friendly BusinessShops & Services: Community Minded Business and Customer ServiceProfessionals (Individual): Mortgage Professional Are you crazy for… Read More »