Price War on Mortgages

Canadian banks on brink of mortgage price war Globe and Mail – January 27

Canadians Growing Fond of Income Properties

Canadians don’t just love home ownership – they’re growing fond of income properties too Financial Post – January 26

Review Status Certificate

Joe Richer: Condo buyer should review status certificate Toronto Star – January 23

Cornwall Home Sales Up Year-over-year in December

Residential sales activity in the area served by the Cornwall and District Real Estate Board was up from year-ago levels in December 2014. Click here for graphs and charts

Title Fraud

Title fraud – how mortgage-free seniors can become a target Globe and Mail – January 20

Include Conditions

Joseph Richer: Include conditions when you submit your offer Toronto Star – January 16

13 Reasons to Sell

13 reasons to sell a home MoneySense – January 9

Key Tool is Education

Joe Richer: Real estate reps’ key tool is education Toronto Star – January 9

Canadian Mortgage Rates in 2015

Five factors that will drive Canadian mortgage rates in 2015 Happy New Year and welcome back! In today’s post we’ll kick off 2015 by looking at five key factors that will significantly influence the direction of Canadian fixed and variable mortgage rates in the coming year. Full article ... [More]

Yes - It is legal

Joe Richer: Real estate rep may also be mortgage agent Toronto Star – January 2