Commission warns about mortgage broker ads
FSCO has recently received a number of complaints about illegal mortgage brokering ads and, in response, it has issued an official warning.
Cyber Monday sales extend to real estate
Cyber Monday has come and gone, and while most consumers kept their bargain hunting to WalMart and Best Buy, some savvy buyers turned to real estate for the greatest deals.
Royal LePage expands as Prudential Sussex joins the network
Royal LePage has announced that Prudential Sussex Realty’s team of almost 300 agents has joined its network.
Canadian households’ $1.5 trillion debt; two thirds of which are home loans
The Bank of Canada may have been largely positive about the economy but Stephen Poloz’ statement yesterday in which he announced that the interest rate will stay at 1 per cent also raised concern about the level of household debt.
Vancouver house approval process varies widely on location
The timescale and cost of home approvals varies widely in Metro Vancouver depending on the location.
Real estate industry needs to work with insurers on climate change
The real estate and insurance industries should collaborate to help tackle the impact of climate change.
More clarity needed for syndicated mortgage websites
Following a FSCO warning about an unlicensed syndicated mortgage referral website, one industry leader suggests there needs to be more clarity when it comes to these arrangements.
Economy recovering but rate held by BoC
The Bank of Canada announced today it will hold its interest rate at one per cent, despite the economy showing signs of recovery.
5 tips for festive advertising
The holiday season – no matter what you celebrate – is the perfect time to get in front of your clients, prospects and others in your circle of influence, gently reminding them that, yes, you’re still in the business.
Alberta proposes condo law changes
The Alberta government is proposing some changes to the province’s condominium laws but there are concerns that the laws will be too weak.