News

  • Consumer expectation rises for real estate price escalation by Jamie Henry | 19 Aug 2014

    Canadian consumers were feeling a little better off financially last week, according to the Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index. read more

  • Are bad manners hurting your career? by MBN | 18 Aug 2014

    Saying ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ do count, especially in the workplace – and a recent survey of Canadian workers show that nine in 10 believe it has an impact on your career prospects. read more

  • Network adds to its team by Jamie Henry | 18 Aug 2014

    One leading mortgage broker network has beefed up its team by installing a former banking industry professional as its director of sales for the Alberta and Prairie regions. read more

  • Many brokers don’t unplug during time off by Justin da Rosa | 18 Aug 2014

    Summer is quickly coming to a close and many brokers are thinking of taking some much needed time off; but with today’s technology is it possible to truly take time away from the office? read more

  • Daily Market Update by | 18 Aug 2014

    More stats confirm the heat, but a warning from the UK market reminds us of how things can change… Edmonton sees a construction surge, but City Hall struggle to keep up… Big banks set to post healthy profits; good news for mortgage markets …. And a new type of foreign visitor for our biggest cities. read more

  • New poll: How do you vacation in the smart phone age? by Justin da Rosa | 15 Aug 2014

    Let’s face it: cell phones these days are tiny computers that make it almost impossible to leave work behind at the office. We’re connected 24/7, expected to respond almost immediately to every inquiry – even if they are received at midnight or, dare I say, while we’re on vacation. read more

  • Hot summer continues for brokers across Canada by Justin da Rosa | 15 Aug 2014

    According to CREA’s monthly national statistics sales edged up less than one per cent from June to July, continuing a trend begun in spring. read more

  • Condo market to land softly but certain markets in danger by Justin da Rosa | 15 Aug 2014

    ​The Conference Board of Canada is joining the chorus of experts forecasting a soft landing for Canada’s condo market, though the optimism doesn’t extend to some of the more popular cities. read more

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry | 15 Aug 2014

    More stats show house price rise… There’s still more room for growth in the market… Unreliable data affecting policy decisions… US first timers struggle to save down payments… read more

  • How NOT to negotiate by Jamie Henry | 14 Aug 2014

    Weiss identifies three common failings that negotiators make, some of which will come as a surprise even to seasoned veterans. read more