Key Questions about the new Mortgage Insurance Rules

Key questions about the new mortgage insurance rules Globe and Mail – April 15

Eight Steps to Smarter House Hunting

Carrick on money: Eight steps to smarter house hunting Globe and Mail – April 11

Cornwall Housing Market Heats up in March

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

Real Estate Fees and Services are Negotiable

Toronto Star – RICHER: Real estate fees, services are negotiable

The do's and don'ts of home renovations

The do’s and don’ts of home renovations Globe and Mail – April 1

Rural Pot Farms Spark Concern Over Crime

Calgary Herald – Rural pot farms spark concern over crime

Planning to Buy?

Halifax Chronicle Herald ROMAN: Planning to buy? I have written previously about my six-month timeline in getting your home ready to sell and now I want to look at your six-month plan to buy a new home. I know people who have taken far more than six months to find a new home, but as a real estate ... [More]


Superstition can mean profit or loss in house sales You don't have to believe in superstition for it to hex your house, if the results of a forthcoming Canadian study are any indication. Reporting in the journal Economic Inquiry, researchers uncover enormous costs associated with "magical thinking"... [More]

It's Worth Staging!

Stage house for sale by rearranging furniture, de-cluttering to net top dollar Ottawa Citizen – March 21

How to Avoid a Home Renovation Nightmare

How to avoid a home renovation nightmare MoneySense – March 19