Posts Tagged ‘Canadian

Today the Globe and Mail reported that Zoocasa has agreed to post home appraisal values from Centract Settlement Services, an appraisal company owned by Brookfield Residential Property Services (who are also connected to Royal Lepage). The front page of the Report on Business shows a picture of Realtor.ca, Zoocasa, and Zillow. Although the article does […]

There was an article in the Globe and Mail today discussing a recent report by TD Bank. The report indicates that more Canadians are carrying debt into retirement. The report also states that the amount of debt for Canadians aged 45-65 is increasing. Quotes from TD Bank representatives state that this comes as a “surprise” […]

Has anyone heard of the consumer confidence surveys that are announced on new radio stations and written about in the business section of the newspaper? I used to think “who cares”. Is it a big deal if some consumer confidence survey says that people are more or less confident than they were 3 months ago? […]

This week has been a busy week for Canadian Banks. It started with Royal Bank’s announcement that they are raising their variable rate mortgage rate by 20 basis points (1/5th of 1%). The week continued with the Bank of Montreal reporting that profit increased by 8%, followed by National Bank reporting that they increased their […]

Some American friends were visiting us in Toronto. We took this opportunity to discuss the difference between the Canadian and US Real Estate Markets. We discovered some very interesting assumptions about both markets. The American housing market has lost close to 30% of it’s value over the course of the last 3 years. The American […]

It has been a little more than 3 months since PropertySold.ca launched our new website, including Real Estate Agent listings and a MLS Flat Fee Package. We are glad to report that June listings will hit a new record! In addition to the real estate agent listings and For Sale By Owner listings, approximately 100 […]

Perhaps you have seen the newspaper ads or the internet banners that say “Foreclosure Properties”, “Power of sales in Canada”, or “buy distressed properties”…perhaps if you “sign up” or “provide your contact information”, you will get access to thousands of powers of sales and get “great deals”? If you see these ads, we suggest that […]


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