Latest news

  • Stop tweeting and start selling

    Social media isn’t overrated; the problem is we don’t rate it at all, figures suggest.

  • Commercial real estate investment rises in Calgary

    The second quarter of 2014 has seen investment sales in commercial real estate in Calgary rise by 13 per cent to $824 million.

  • Ottawa to restore and increase charge for affordable housing

    The charge levied by Ottawa city council to fund affordable housing is set to be restored and slightly increased.

  • Toronto sees rental market surge

    The number of condos on the MLS in Toronto has hit an all-time high according to figures from market researcher Urbanation.

  • Consumer expectation rises for real estate price escalation

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

  • Are bad manners hurting your career?

    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.

  • Network adds to its team

    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.

  • Many brokers don’t unplug during time off

    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?

  • Daily Market Update

    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.

  • New poll: How do you vacation in the smart phone age?

    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.