June 18, 2018
For collection agencies, law enforcement, and even private investigators, conducting asset investigations is part of the job. Thus, it’s imperative that their data sources be geared towards finding the best, most accurate information. Whether you’re conducting collection enforcement, tax enforcement, or need to perform an asset investigation for another reason, a property search can be...

June 13, 2018
In May the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price IndexTM  was up 1.0% from the previous month. This confirms the index stabilization following the downward trend that prevailed over the second half of 2017. The last monthly gain is one tick less than the May average of 1.1% over the 20 years of index history. The monthly...

Determining a property’s list price can be hard at the best of times, but when the real estate market is constantly shifting, it’s even trickier. In today’s rocky Canadian housing market, how do you establish a house price? With increasing interest rates, new Canadian mortgage rules, and a record-high level of Canadian household debt, setting...

When the spring housing market heats up, you need to be able to react quickly. That’s where real estate technology comes in. When a new real estate lead lands on your desk, you want to get the sales process started as quickly as possible, particularly in the busy spring/summer season. Luckily, gone are the days...

Looking at news outlets, the current state of the Canadian real estate market can seem pretty doom and gloom. Interest rate increases combined with new Canadian mortgage rules and a declining housing market have presented challenges, to be sure, but could there also be an advantage? While the housing market has been slowing so far...

The Canadian commercial real estate market is continuing to boom, according to a new report from CBRE Ltd. In 2017, Canada’s commercial market set another record for investments — one of only four countries in the world to do so. According to the report, there were $43.1 billion in commercial investments last year (this was...

When you get a new real estate listing, you want to get it on the market as quickly as possible. But before you can do so, there are steps you need to take — specifically, property investigation. Investigating a new real estate listing can take up a lot of time and money. But there are...

Real estate professionals across Canada, gain new insights into the Canadian housing market from experts in the mix. At the April 24 Teranet Market Insights forum, Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) CEO Tim Hudak and Chief Economist of the National Bank Stefane Marion both shared their views on Canada’s current situation. Housing policy, home prices,...

After a flat March, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price IndexTM  rose 0.2% in April. In the 20-year history of the index it was the fourth-smallest April advance, after those of 2009 (a recession year), 2013 and 2015. There were nevertheless gains in eight of the 11 metropolitan markets surveyed: Quebec City (1.5%), Hamilton...

April showers (or snowstorms as is sometimes the case in Canada) bring May flowers — and in the case of the Canadian real estate market, spring home buying season. Historically, the highest number of residential listings occur in May. In May of 2016, for example, there was an average of 94,000 listings, according to Canadian...

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