Toronto condo market stuns with stable prices despite low sales

Toronto condo market stuns with stable prices despite low sales

Houses for sale in Ottawa Breadcrumb Trail Links Real Estate The market is dire but asking prices remain stubbornly high Published Jul 18, 2024  •  Last updated 1 day ago  •  3 minute read You can save this article by registering for free here. Or sign-in if you have an account. Toronto condo sales sank to […]

Yorkville Flatiron Breaks Ground Less Than One Year After Launch

Yorkville Flatiron Breaks Ground Less Than One Year After Launch

Houses for sale in Ottawa It’s been just ten months since Capital Developments launched Park Road: a 27-storey flatiron tower coming to Toronto’s Yorkville. Glossy and slender, with a curved south-side facade, the Diamond Schmitt-designed development is set to respond to the triangular-shaped lot it’s slated for, while emulating the progressive architecture you’re likely to […]

FSRA introduces stricter guidelines for mortgage broker licensing

FSRA introduces stricter guidelines for mortgage broker licensing

Houses for sale in Ottawa Ontario’s financial watchdog has issued its final Guidance to enhance the licensing standards for mortgage professionals. The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) says the guidelines are meant to help ensure current and aspiring mortgage agents and brokers are suitable to hold a licence, which it adds will “better […]

How to avoid water damage and maintain insurance coverage

How to avoid water damage and maintain insurance coverage

Houses for sale in Ottawa Few things will sink the serenity you achieve during a vacation faster than coming home to find your basement flooded. I know this from experience, recently having returned from a trip to discover that a burst pipe had been furiously gushing water out into my basement for weeks.  I live […]

Will 30-year amortizations move the needle on the housing crisis?

Will 30-year amortizations move the needle on the housing crisis?

Houses for sale in Ottawa Breadcrumb Trail Links Real Estate First-Time Homebuyers Mortgages Year-to-date sales from January to May 2024 were 39% below those in the same period in 2009 Published Jul 19, 2024  •  7 minute read You can save this article by registering for free here. Or sign-in if you have an account. […]

Municipalities Must Monitor (And Tweak) Tenant Protection Policies

Municipalities Must Monitor (And Tweak) Tenant Protection Policies

Houses for sale in Ottawa Vancouver and Burnaby city halls have created two of the most rigorous tenant protection policies in North America. Tenant relocation and protection policies are aimed at curbing displacement as increasing numbers of tenants face redevelopment of their apartment buildings. But these are new policies, and something of a housing experiment. […]

Cheap and Simple Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Cheap and Simple Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Skip to content Search for listings & agents on remax.ca More to Explore Cheap and Simple Front Yard Landscaping Ideas July 19, 2024 What Happens If I Can’t Pay My Mortgage? July 18, 2024 Are Condos a Good Investment? July 17, 2024 Decluttering Your Life Before Moving to a Smaller Home July 16, 2024 5 […]

Skilled trades are the fastest route to home ownership

Skilled trades are the fastest route to home ownership

Houses for sale in Ottawa Breadcrumb Trail Links Real Estate Mortgages Robert McLister: If you want to own a home by age 40, trade school appears to be the way to go Published Jul 19, 2024  •  Last updated 2 hours ago  •  5 minute read You can save this article by registering for free here. […]

Off-Grid Estate Near BC’s Desolation Sound Asks $3.9M

Off-Grid Estate Near BC’s Desolation Sound Asks .9M

Houses for sale in Ottawa When it comes to British Columbia’s islands, Vancouver Island tends to get the biggest spotlight — it is by far the largest. But, the waters off of the coast are dapples with countless smaller islands, each as scenic and private as the next. One group of islands, located at the […]

Bank of Canada likely to give variable-rate borrowers a break

Bank of Canada likely to give variable-rate borrowers a break

Houses for sale in Ottawa Article content Variable-rate borrowers should catch another break from the Bank of Canada next week. The bond market is pricing in more than an 85 per cent chance of a 25 basis point rate cut on Wednesday. On the average existing mortgage, which is $261,023 according to Equifax Canada, that […]

How a private bridge mortgage can save the day when your home hasn’t sold

How a private bridge mortgage can save the day when your home hasn’t sold

Houses for sale in Ottawa Many Canadian homeowners face this juggling act, grappling with timing and financial challenges that aren’t always predictable. In this article, we’ll explore how a private bridge mortgage can offer a crucial lifeline, providing the flexibility and financial support needed when traditional financing options are not available.  Note to our readers: […]