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November 22, 2017
Please note, due to system maintenance, we will experience a service interruption affecting our Title products during this period: Friday November 24th 9:00 PM to Saturday November 25th 8:00 AM You will experience the following: Inability to view or purchase Parcel Registers, Plan Images and/or Instrument Images in the GeoWarehouse Store. Searching Instruments/Plans in the...

When marketing to millennials, it’s important to know who they are and what they want in real estate! In the real estate business, it’s critical to be able to quickly and efficiently respond to your clients’ wants and needs. Where do millennials and real estate meet? What do they want and how can you land...

Index Retreated 1% in October

Author: GeoWarehouse
November 15, 2017
In October the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index™ was down 1.0% from the previous month, a second consecutive monthly decline and the largest since September 2010. The retreat was due to a 2.8% drop of the index for the Toronto market, the country’s largest. Indexes were also down on the month for five...

Unfortunately, it seems that someone is always scamming seniors – and title fraud is one of the more common real estate scams among the older generation of homeowners in Canada. Often, older homeowners are mortgage-free or fairly close, and that makes older adults a bonanza for fraudsters. Title fraud can happen in one of two...

Are desperate homebuyers being pushed into sidestepping Canadian mortgage rules in favour of shadier methods of financing? Some Canadians may be having a harder time buying a home due to the change in mortgage rules last year. Now that the Bank of Canada has raised the overnight rate, and new federal mortgage rules have made...

October 23, 2017
There is no denying it – real estate and interest rates work hand-in-hand, each impacting the other. Do higher rates mean lower prices or is it vice versa? Have years of low rates caused Canada’s housing prices to skyrocket? If rates do go up, can Canadians absorb an increase in interest rates? Canadian households are...

October 19, 2017
Real estate sales professionals across Canada will love our new Teranet Market Insights report, which features insights into Canada’s housing market. In this inaugural edition, we dive deep into Ontario price and volume dynamics and changes in the Ontario mortgage market over the past three years. Accurate, in-depth, and timely — you’ll want to keep...

Staying on top of the latest real estate trends is important. In a recent report on international activity in U.S. residential real estate, a new trend seems to be surrounding Canadians snapping up a record number of properties in the United States at record prices. What’s going on? The 2017 Profile of International Activity in...

October 10, 2017
The average house price in Canada in 2017 has taken an interesting journey over the course of the year. Over the past several years of unchanging, low interest rates, skyrocketing average home prices by city, and new government real estate regulations, it’s almost impossible to find anyone who agrees on what may happen next now...

If real estate signs are any indication, Toronto and Vancouver continue to be two of Canada’s hottest real estate markets. According to recent reports from the Teranet-National Bank House Price Index, home prices have risen steadily over the past few months, with the biggest 12-month rises ever for Toronto and Hamilton. According to a recent...

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