Broker: Debt education will lead to referrals
Paying down debt is a top priority for Canadians, according to a recent study, and one broker believes helping clients manage mortgage debt is one effective way to earn referrals.
New tool helps brokers with investment clients
Are you – or one of your clients -- considering the next investment property but struggling to choose a location? Do you have a location in mind but need more information about its demographics, average home prices and quarterly trends?
6 steps to keeping quality staff
Fortune 500 biotech firm Quintiles reduced turnover by 50 per cent and increased retention by 13 per cent by focusing on one key driver of business success: employee recognition.
New condo record for Calgary
There was a new record set for condos and townhouses in Calgary for 2014. The latest figures from Calgary Real Estate Board show an 18 per cent year-over-year rise in sales of condos with 17 per cent for townhouses.
BC homeowners see rising values in latest assessments
With the latest assessments starting to arrive in mailboxes many Vancouverites are seeing large growth in the assessed value of their homes.
Weak start to 2015 for the loonie
The economy heads into the New Year in uncertain territory with energy sector revenues on shaky ground and continued speculation about interest rates.
New program helps broker clients choose a neighbourhood
A new website aims to help potential homebuyers make one of the most important decisions when buying a home – which neighbourhood to live in -- and its founder believes mortgage brokers offer "major opportunity".
8 must-have apps for 2015
Mobile technology is quickly becoming the next frontier in real estate and 2015 is the perfect time to jump aboard the mobile wave.
Vancouver building permits set record; commercial set for busy year ahead
Analysis of recent StatsCan data shows that building permits issued in October for Vancouver’s Lower Mainland-Southwest region exceeded $1 billion, setting a new record.
Canadians resolve to pay down debt
As we head into 2015 Canadians are making a resolution to tackle their household debt.