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HST confusion abounds in Ontario by | 2010-11-03 7:08:48 AM

According to a recent Ipsos Reid survey, 56 per cent of Ontarians still mistakenly believe that the harmonized sales tax (HST) applies to the full purchase price of an existing home.read more

Condo ownership on rise in Ontario cities by | 2010-11-02 2:53:15 AM

The majority of first-time homebuyers in several large Ontario cities are moving into condominiums to avoid the high prices of single-family homes, a recent report has found.read more

Know your B products by | 2010-10-28 1:18:16 AM

CMP's niche series this month focuses on alt-B clients. Nick Lypaczewski spoke to a few brokers to find out what is the most effective way to reach and work with this marketread more

Andrew Moor sees lots of opportunity for brokers by | 2010-10-27 12:13:01 PM

Andrew Moor, president and CEO of Equitable Trust, was positive on how much opportunity brokers have in Canada and his perspective on how they can continue to grow business.read more

High buy/rent ratio may lead to housing price correction by | 2010-10-22 1:06:41 AM

The current high buy/rent ratio may indicate a vulnerable housing market said Desjardins Securities, but others aren’t placing too much weight on the measurement.read more

BoC holds interest rate, gloomier economic outlook by | 2010-10-21 7:02:01 AM

The Bank of Canada maintained its benchmark interest rate at 1 per cent on Tuesday October 19 after three consecutive increases.read more

Housing market outlook positive for homebuilders by | 2010-10-19 7:51:22 AM

The housing market outlook for Canada is positive, according to the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA).read more