Month: June 2011

Buying a Home: Your Credit

Your Credit An important step in securing mortgage financing is the credit check. As a routine part of the application…

Toronto Real Estate Board aims to ease competition concerns

The Toronto Real Estate Board has been battling the Competition Bureau, but they have unveiled a new policy that will…

Might doesn’t always make right especially when comparing Canadian and U.S. real estate markets

Toronto is still the leading destination of most new immigrants to Canada and this constant population growth is fueling the…

Three charts to start your week

From the Globe and Mail – a good article from Bertrand Marotte The Bank of Canada is less likely to…

TREB moving ahead with new technology

This just in from Toronto Real Estate Board President Bill Johnston: MLS districts changing from alpha-numberic codes to a system…

Canadians Take on Greater Prudence Towards Debt

TD Economics has put together a document with some good news – our debt-to-income ratio is rising more slowly than…

Two New Listings – Summer Party Essentials – Luminato

My June eNewsletter is now live! I’ve got two listings featured, information about Luminato, which starts in three days! I’ve…

Finding the Perfect House?

I received this email from Carson Dunlop & Associates, a company that has performed over 100,000 home inspections. And guess…

Carney signals higher rates on the way

By Jeremy Torobin, Globe and Mail For the first time in more than a year, Bank of Canada Governor Mark…