One of the country’s largest real estate associations is calling for higher fines and a crackdown on ethics violations
As if collateral charge mortgages needed another knock against them, one broker is having trouble refinancing those clients who find themselves in an uninsured collateral charge product.
In late December FSCO issued a warning about an unlicensed broker operating in Ontario, which it has since rescinded. However, the commission has also provided a reminder to brokers about one rule for advertising.
A January rise in home prices broke a two-month decline, according to Teranet’s House Price Index, the research body said on Thursday, essentially cancelling out equivalent declines in December.
Canadians who like to spend the colder months of the year in the sunnier parts of the US are being warned to watch out for the taxman.
New figures from StatsCan show that the census metropolitan areas (CMAs) saw considerably higher growth than non-CMAs in the period from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
The ability of foreign investors to put their money into Canada’s real estate has been strengthened by current economic conditions.
Brokers have a tough enough time competing with the banks, and one industry professional believes tied selling -- going by a different name -- continues to skew the playing field.
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Gord Dahlen has been appointed to the position of VP retail banking distribution for CFF Bank.
More experts are joining the voices calling for a further cut in interest rates when the Bank of Canada announces its decision next month.