Past CMA winners share experiences about how a Canadian Mortgage Award helped increase business and boost their reputations: “Winning a CMA is huge in the industry. It’s like the Oscars of the mortgage world”
The chief risk officer for Canada at Toronto-Dominion Bank says that overbuilding of condos is a risk to the housing market.
Figures from the Calgary Real Estate Board show that the market was still vibrant in August, with MLS sales increasing for the 17th consecutive month.
Officials in Edmonton are planning improvements to the information that is available regarding development plans.
Insurance Bureau of Canada reports that the preliminary estimate for insured damage caused by heavy rains and flooding in the Burlington, Ontario area in early August was just over $90 million, according to Property Claim Services.
The very suggestion will rile Canadian brokers, but a growing number of their global counterparts are facing calls for a ban on upfront commissions – a way of better protecting loan quality.
The decline of CMHC’s insurance in force has industry players speculating about the need for another player to enter the market.
Real estate agents are undeniably a great source of referrals for brokers, but getting the best of the industry to work with you takes more than a phone call and a handshake.
It seems to be an inbuilt part of the human psyche that draws us to the sea; not necessarily in it but certainly within view.
Times are changing; when once condo owners wanted cool cafes and bars nearby, now the thrifty Canadian homeowner wants to be able to pick up groceries without too much of a journey.
Experts say that if a home is older than the 1990’s then there’s a fair chance of asbestos being present somewhere.