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  • A tale of two private sales

    As more companies dealing in private sales enter the market, homeowners are being tempted by the low-cost offering. But what do brokers – whose clients are interested in private sales – need to know?

  • Daily Market Update

    Toronto set to be a sellers’ market for at least the rest of this year, despite an increase in listings…..the IMF warns of a global housing bubble…. And last night’s tornado is a stark reminder of how weather is a homeowner’s nemesis….

  • Brokers: Advising clients on new builds

    Many buyers in hot housing markets across Canada choose to purchase new build houses and condos and with several of them encountering issues after contracts are signed, brokers have figured out keys to advising these clients.

  • Bank: Be wary of sales spike

    Brokers shouldn’t read too much into CREA’s positive monthly stats, according to one major bank.

  • Daily Market Update

    House prices and sales volume increase but won’t last forever… CMHC boss defends corporation’s history and looks to the future… Joe Oliver confident of a soft landing for the housing market…. And a new tool gives online access to housing data…..

  • 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.

  • OSFI head announced

    New OSFI head lauded for role in Canada's response to the financial crisis.

  • Last week to nominate 'Young Guns'

    If you’re one of the industry’s young up-and-comers who has already made waves (or if you know someone who fits the bill) make sure to get your nominations in for CMP Magazine's inaugural Young Guns issue.

  • Daily Market Update

    Land prices soaring in Calgary….. Toronto city planner calls for strategy on transit and housing …. How the low mortgage rates have boosted demand for real estate …. And how investing in property changed the life of a refugee from Jordan ….

  • Oliver responds to calls for more housing regulation

    Joe Oliver responded to the critics calling for more active participation from the minister in reining in housing industry and cooling mortgage rates.