Scotia news

  • Daily Market Update

    Figures due this week are predicted to indicate the start of the ‘soft landing’… Urban home prices give boost to cottage country… And the harsh winter is still affecting our homes, this time it’s ants!

  • Daily Market Update

    Recreational property showing improving signs, despite CHMC change….. Economist says it’s too soon to relax on housing bubble…. Calgary’s East Village set to be hot market…. And mixed-use developments may all be very similar, but with good reason….

  • Big bank sees error in its ways

    Scotiabank offered its apologies and waived the $7,000 in fees that it applied to an injured soldier who broke his mortgage contract to move back to his home in New Brunswick.

  • Daily Market Update

    Another record breaking month for Calgary’s luxury market... Canadian consumer confidence at lowest point in almost a year... Ottawa opens up the mysteries of pre-planning meetings... and Scotiabank do the right thing for military vet.

  • Spring market heats up

    Brokers in 80 per cent of Canada's markets likely experienced a recent surge in business as sales continued to heat up with the weather.

  • Daily Market Update

    Hot housing market increasing inequality says OECD…. Rents high, vacancies low says CMHC report…. Analysts do not think we’re in real danger of a market crash… and what adds $1000 to the cost of a new home?

  • Major market continues to boom but can it last forever?

    One of Canada’s hottest housing markets reported another year-over-year sales and price increase in May.

  • Banks have A-business cornered?

    Another big bank has joined the ranks of lenders offering a sub-three per cent five-year fixed rate; signalling the growing importance of alternative lending to the mortgage broker industry, according to one player.

  • Daily Market Update

    Could the Bank of Canada actually CUT rates? …. Calgary sets new records… and should rules on condo ownership be standardized ?

  • Brokers must 'outsmart' banks

    The key is to “outsmart” the big banks, according to one broker, following one institution’s ad campaign plugging its lowest five-year fixed rate in recent memory.