Scotia news

  • Daily Market Update

    Vancouver builders suffer a permit backlog… Dream homes in Nova Scotia could be the bargain you’re looking for… Neighborhoods without amenities bad news for residents… Toronto rents fall, for now… And Canmore sales surge as confidence returns to Alberta…

  • Bank denies mortgage life insurance claim

    Brokers should warn clients of the potential pitfalls of mortgage life insurance, following one big bank’s negative press surrounding a claim denial.

  • Daily Market Update

    Stats Canada report shows increase in building permits, especially in BC while Nova Scotia slips back… High end property is booming… Could Chinese investment cause a real estate crash?… And why not everyone is content with construction…

  • Lender wait times: Banks vs. monolines

    When it comes to wait times are the monolines truly better than the banks?

  • 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?