When your listing hasn't sold, what's the first thing you look at? All together now: PRICE! Right? Not always. Not even most of the time.
Many real estate agents claim that price cures all. And in a way, they're right. If you have a listing that shows poorly, is difficult to show... [ more
Bank of Canada keeps interest rates on hold
The Bank of Canada kept its key policy rate at 1 per cent on September 5th, 2012, where it has been held steady for two years. This marks the longest period since the 1950s that rates have been left unchanged.
The text accompanying the... [ more
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
2012 ANNOUNCEMENT ON MEASURES TO SUPPORT THE LONG-TERM
STABILITY OF CANADA’S HOUSING MARKET
Q. Why is the Government making these changes at this time?
A. These measures will support the long-term stability of the Canadian housing and mortgage... [ more
Canadian home sales activity moderates in May
Published June 15, 2012 Uncategorized Leave a Comment
OTTAWA – June 15, 2012 – According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national resale housing... [ more
OTTAWA – May 25th, 2012 – According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), the MLS® Home Price Index, the leading measure of Canadian home prices, increased in April 2012.
The Aggregate Composite MLS® Home... [ more
Choosing the Right School for Your Children
For many families, a move to a new province or community means making difficult choices. Choosing from among the wide array of options of appropriate day care for younger children or schools for the older ones can be a complex and time-consuming... [ more
The struggling real estate market has forced sellers to look for creative solutions to squeeze dollars out of their sale to break even or minimize their loss. More and more frequently, listing agents are asked to share the pain and cut their... [ more
10. Resist Eating Out
Taking the extra half-hour at night to make your own dinner, or the extra ten minutes to prepare lunch for the next day, may save you a host of worries when it comes time to pay the bills. If you feel a bit in the dark when it comes to cuisine, well hey, you can find a lot... [ more
As we enter into this New Year, I will be doing a segment on the top made New Years Resolutions.
Resolution One: Being Green
1. Get a summer tune-up
"The biggest source of [polluting] emissions in Canada is passenger road transportation. It's 49.9 per cent," says Chris... [ more
ATTENTION FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS!
Your first home could be closer than you think. What if owning your first home was within reach? What if turning rent into mortgage payments could be a reality? With a new and innovative program you could move into your first home faster. The Homeownership... [ more
The decision to purchase a home is exciting and a major investment for your future. Because there is only so much of it to go around, real estate is the top choice for many investors and the desire for most families. This article is designed to highlight some of the many benefits of home... [ more
When it comes to a home, you have two options: buy or rent. What is right for one person may not be right for another, which is why it's important to know which is the best option for your individual situation.
Why People Rent
There are a number of reasons why someone may either choose or be... [ more
It is official, the St. Joseph's Hospice has opened it's doors!
Visit the Virtual Tour.
A few pictures of the Hospice can also be view here.
Thank you everyone for your continuing support.
Bryan [ more
November is a great month-the holidays are fast approaching, we get to visit more often with family and friends, and colder weather makes us feel like getting cozy in our homes. Since you'll want to keep warm in the coming months, I'm including a list of tips for you this month that will help you... [ more
On October 8, 2009 I had the honour of presenting the St. Joseph's Hospice with my first donation!
In the name of my client, Franklin Guzman, $750 was presented.
I am very excited to have been able to make this donation, and look forward to contributing more to this wonderful organization... [ more
DISCLAIMER: While we do our best to ensure the accuracy and integrity of information on our website, the opinions and advice published here are provided by outside individuals, and in no way reflect the opinions or legal position of the company, and are not intended to replace sound professional or legal advice. The company, website owners, developers, sellers or resellers will in no way be held accountable or liable for advice or opinions published here by outside parties (experts or consumers).