Financial worry increasing for Calgary homeowners ahead of key interest rate decision

With the Bank of Canada set to reveal its rate decision on Wednesday, some Calgary mortgage holders and buyers are anxious about the potential of another looming interest rate hike. This has caused some to reevaluate their plans, such as Dexx Sproule who decided to take advantage of the sales market earlier this year and sell his home. A poll from the Angus Reid Institute found cost of living and inflation to be top concerns for Albertans, with 39% of them struggling financially. This is causing difficulty for first-time buyers to qualify for a 7-8% stress test. Curtis Atkinson, a Calgary Realtor, says people are

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