Category Archives: Miscellaneous Articles

A collection of various articles that are educational and informative.

Owner’s Condominium Insurance

“We thought the Condo Corporation insurance covered this?” A comment that has been said many times before, when it’s TOO LATE! Here are some helpful questions you can ask your insurance provider; Can the Corporation insurance deductible (in some cases … Continue reading

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Best day of the year to buy Real Estate

We’ve long been advising our buyer clients that there are deals to be had in the dead of winter. There are fewer buyers who are in the market and wanting to move when it’s -40. Now a recent study from … Continue reading

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Summer time Water Conservation tips

In the summer months, municipal water use doubles. This is the season when Canadians are outdoors watering lawns and gardens, filling swimming pools and washing cars. Summer peak demand places stress on municipal water systems and increases costs for taxpayers … Continue reading

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5 Summer Renovations

We all look forward to summer! It is the best season by far. The smell of steaks grilling on a barbeque, trees and flowers in bloom, picnics and days spent by the water. Summer is also the domain of home … Continue reading

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The Bank Of Canada Rate Hike Announcement

The Bank of Canada Abandons its Rate Hike Bias. After years of mimicking chicken little, saying the sky was falling and that interest rates were rising, The Bank of Canada has stopped hinting at future rate hikes.

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Bank of Canada holds rate

The Bank of Canada holds rate at 1 per cent, where it has been since September 2010.

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~60% of Canadian homeowners have a mortgage

NHS: Home-ownership dreams are reliant on mortgages for most Canadians. Does this mean more Canadians are taking bigger mortgages? Or are we borrowing for longer periods of time? Probably, yes. We are also becoming more financially savvy. Experts are finally … Continue reading

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Real estate sales up 21% and 52% due to end of low fixed rates. | CanadaMortgageNews.ca

Interest Rates rise and Real estate sales are up by 21% and 52% in Toronto & Vancouver.

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