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.
Saskatoon passes $2 billion milestone
The total of MLS sales in Saskatoon for this year has passed $2 billion for the first time.
Typical detached home in Vancouver approaches $1 million
New figures from The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver show that, excluding the most expensive properties, the benchmark price of a typical detached home is now close to $1 million.
Consumer confidence rises on optimism of personal finances and house prices
The weekly Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index has seen a rise as sentiment increases in personal finances, the economy and real estate prices.
CMHC reports most profitable quarter of the year
CMHC released its third quarter results, which reveal the most profitable quarter of the year – more than doubling the figures of the previous two quarters combined.