September 29, 2009

6 Tips for Shopping for a Mortgage

Financing the purchase of your dream home is one of the most complex and, possibly, most frustrating, financial process you will ever have to endure. You will need all the help you can get. Here are some basics that can […]
September 24, 2009

Canadian housing markets buck recession and trend upwards, says RE/MAX

Mississauga, Ontario (September 24, 2009) – With the worst of the recession over, residential real estate markets in major Canadian centres are poised for growth in the final quarter of 2009, according to a report released today by RE/MAX. The […]
September 22, 2009

9 Ways to Lower Your Homeowners Insurance Costs

Today we are looking for all the different ways to save our pennies.  Some of our necessary expenses can be adjusted with a little know-how.  Here are some points to consider about your home insurance policy:   1.            Raise your deductible. […]
September 18, 2009

GTA REALTORS® Report Sales and Price Growth in Septemb

TORONTO, September 16, 2009 – In the first two weeks of September, Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 3,361 sales – up 23 per cent compared to the first two weeks of September 2008. The average price for these transactions was up […]
September 15, 2009

MLS® Home Sales Forecast Revised

The Canadian Real Estate Association released this update for the national market: OTTAWA – August 27, 2009 – MLS® home sales were much stronger than expected in the second quarter of 2009, with activity having climbed throughout the quarter and […]
September 7, 2009

Housing Activity to Rebound in Second Half of 2009 and in 2010

CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) released their thoughts on the real estate market over the coming months: OTTAWA, September 3, 2009 — Housing starts are expected to rebound in the second half of 2009 and will reach 141,900 for […]
September 4, 2009

GTA REALTORS® Report August Resale Market Figures

TORONTO, September 2, 2009 – In August 2009, Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 8,035 sales, up 27% per cent from August 2008. The average price for August transactions was $387,921 – up by six per cent compared to the same month […]