One market has reduced land transfer taxes for first-time homebuyers, but just how much of an impact will it have?
Any changes to federal mortgage insurance rules will not apply to investors, according to a markets observer
There is arguably nothing more dear to agents as their commissions, but some industry players argue a fee-for-service payment structure would ward off time-wasting clients – without eating into agent paycheques.
How do you know it’s time to leave a market? Well, in Detroit, the tanking housing sector has taken on a new low, with one eager seller offering his home in the Motor City for the new iPhone 6.
Vancouver residents want a tax on empty homes… Greener homes more in demand… Pet rent is becoming a thing… Realtor left red-faced as pranksters target TV promotion…
Elections are always a good time for voters to look for “incentives” from the politicians begging for our votes and this week Toronto’s mayoral candidates have weighed in on Land Transfer Tax.
Seller’s market or not, agents are warning buyers to be more careful about handing over deposit money given a $12-million fraud case earlier this year – still reverberating across the marketplace.
Bank of Canada: Housing “more robust than anticipated”… New report predicts market heat to continue well into 2015… Two-bedroom condos increasingly popular…