Had former Prime Minister Stephen Harper not slashed $500 million from the RCMP’s budget to fight organized crime, money laundering through Canadian real estate wouldn’t be rampant today, charges a lawyer
It will be another few weeks before formal notices of property tax assessments will be sent to businesses in Vancouver but building owners have already been contacted to warn them of increased costs.
A survey by the Broadbent Institute shows that Canadians underestimate how much of the nation’s wealth the top 20 per cent control.
The Real Estate Council of Alberta has brought a court-ordered injunction against a man who, despite several cease-and-desist orders and more than $60,000 in unpaid fines, continues to illegally trade in real estate and mortgages.
For the first time, CMHC released data on foreign condo investors in Canada Wednesday and in an exclusive with MortgageBrokerNews.ca, a CMHC economist shares some details behind the methodology used.
FSCO has warned brokers advertising on Kijiji that an imposter is sending fake FSCO emails warning of action if the ads aren’t removed.
If you're looking to add new employees to your brokerage, take care in your hiring process. We’re all aware of how an employment error can hit the company’s bottom line but now, one new survey is suggesting the biggest cost of a bad hire might not be financial.
Brokers have been quick to react to new CMHC data on foreign ownership of condos.
Apart from foreign ownership data the other story from the latest CMHC Rental Market Survey is a slight uptick in vacancies in the rental market.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper reassured Canadians that the federal budget will balance and tax measures and spending plans will remain despite the lower oil revenues.
Construction of new homes south of the border fell in November, chiefly due to lower demand for single-family homes.