May

May 31, 2010

Home Scene: Where memories are made

After laughing at Shrek in 3D Sunday evening, I relaxed in bed with a book.  I could hear Jeremy talking to someone on line with his new PS3 game in the living room.  The girls had been tucked into bed:  Kailey tired after […]
May 28, 2010

Canadian Real Estate Association says “Canada’s hot resale housing market starting to cool”

(OTTAWA May 17, 2010) Home sales activity in Canada came up short of the record for the month of April and new listings continued to climb, according to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).Residential sales activity via […]
May 20, 2010

GTA REALTORS® Report Mid-Month Resale Housing Figures

TORONTO, May 19, 2010 – Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 4,887 sales through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) during the first two weeks of May. This represented a seven per cent increase compared to the 4,561 sales recorded during the same […]
May 12, 2010

Are You Ready For Rising Interest Rates?

The Bank of Canada has stopped promising to keep interest reates rock bottom.  In fact, most financial institutions have already started to jack them up.   The posted rate for banks is about 6.25%* which is up from March when it […]
May 7, 2010

April Experiences Record Number of Buyers and Sellers

May 5, 2010 — Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 10,898 sales through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April, representing a 34 per cent increase compared to April 2009. There were also 20,683 new listings in April a 59 per cent […]
May 4, 2010

Reader’s Digest names RE/MAX ‘Most Trusted Residential Real Estate Brand in Canada’

Mississauga, ON (May 3, 2010) ‐‐ Dedication, skill, and professionalism earned RE/MAX realtors the designation of Most Trusted Residential REALTOR in Canada by Reader’s Digest magazine. Reader’s Digest will unveil its Most Trusted Brands’ list in its May 2010 issue. […]
May 3, 2010

15 Tools That Every Homeowner Should Own

By Nick Gromicko and Rob London The following items are essential tools but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask an InterNACHI inspector during your next inspection about other tools that you might find useful. 1.  […]