One of the most popular activities in the daily news cycle seems to be forecasting the future of real estate. And it’s not uncommon to see wildly opposing views on where the market is headed, and when it might get there. This month’s post explores the news — and the reality.Read More
Will the Spring Real Estate Market Bloom?
Spring 2018 real estate market is showing the cumulative effects of government action with taxes and tighter financing rules for residential real estate beginning to take affect.Read More
What is a Good Measure of Market Activity?
The ratio of Sales to Active Listings is a good measure of market activity and can be an indicator of trends. What indicates a “Seller’s Market” and what indicates a “Buyer’s Market”.Read More
Tighter Mortgage Rules Coming
Early next year we are expecting to see the federal government introduce more restrictive lending rules that will affect how you apply for your mortgage. Learn how these changes can affect you.Read More
Mortgage Rate News
There has been a lot of news over the past several months about changing mortgage rules in Canada. The new rules are generally designed to make sure that buyers have the financial depth to comfortably handle an increase in mortgage rates and/or a decrease in property values – without being over their head in debt. […]Read More