Broker expands into third market in less than a year of operations
CanWise Financial has opened its third office in less than a year since foundation and the company has enjoyed marked growth in that span.
Lighter Side: Castle Edition
Most kids dream of living in a castle – the draw bridge, the expansive grounds, the magical forest and, if you’re lucky, the moat. Well, for those grown-ups who haven’t let the dream die, here are the best castles across Canada (and a couple overseas).
Vancouver mayor calls for action on affordability
Gregor Robertson, the mayor of Vancouver, has called on provincial lawmakers to take action to tackle the issue of housing affordability.
Alberta heading for more than $7 billion deficit says report
Alberta could be heading for a much larger deficit in its budget than previously predicted according to a TD Economics report.
Tech start-ups want a different kind of workspace
Commercial realtors who want to attract clients from the fast-growing tech space should keep their eye out for more unusual workspaces.
Brokers aren’t worried about big bank rate cuts
It’s all ado about nothing, according to brokers who don’t believe the big bank’s rate cuts warrant all the media coverage they’re getting, after two big banks make record rate moves.
Developer buy-downs the next big mortgage trend?
You’ve heard of brokers buying down rate but how about developers? One is offering a promotion that will allow clients to pay as little as $1 per day to live in its upcoming condo development.
House prices rise again in Toronto
The average sale price for a house in Toronto in the first two weeks of March was $620,106, a rise of 10.6 per cent compared to the same period in 2014.
Harper: No immediate action on housing market
Ottawa has no plans to take any “immediate action” on the housing market according to Stephen Harper.
Canadian debt increased by 2.3 per cent last year says credit agency
Canadian consumers increased their average debt to $21,428 excluding mortgages last year according to credit agency TransUnion.