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September 18, 2017
Without a doubt, a Parcel Register* is many things, but it’s not a title search. It’s part of a title search and is one of the most informative and accurate information snapshots of registrations that exist against a property. A Parcel Register* is a record containing the property’s description and list of instruments registered against...

September 11, 2017
A good property search is key to a successful real estate transaction. To ensure the smoothest process possible, you need to know details about the property, everything from existing liens to costly potential repairs. You need to have access to mapping and research tools to better know the property and surrounding area. You need demographics,...

September 5, 2017
Careers in real estate are hard work – ask any real estate professional. The Canadian market is hot and the allure of easy commissions is the dream of every potential real estate professional. Starting a career in real estate is like trying to ride a bike. It takes a lot of practice to learn how...

As a professional, you take real estate training and refresher courses all the time to ensure you are ahead of the curve when it comes to knowing your business. Plus, clients today have more access to real estate information online when it comes to researching properties and neighbourhoods in Ontario, so you need every advantage...

August 21, 2017
When it comes to commercial real estate, it is a completely different ball game compared to residential. Commercial property buyers are often looking for different attributes than those in the residential market, attributes such as location in relation to traffic, transportation, and other highly trafficked amenities. This week, to assist with your sales, we’ve got...

August 14, 2017
Becoming a homeowner is one of life’s biggest milestones, whether we’re discussing newcomers to Canada or life-long residents. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about buying that first home, downsizing, or moving to a new city – it takes a lot of work to own a home. It often takes double that effort for newcomers....

August 9, 2017
To better reflect its growth, Teranet has unveiled a new corporate brand and website. As Canada’s leader in the delivery of statutory registry services and real estate solutions, Teranet is continually growing and evolving to be able to offer more in-depth services and data. The new brand and website reflects this commitment and reputation. According...

August 9, 2017
A few weeks ago, the Bank of Canada announced the interest rate was finally going up – from 0.5% to 0.75%. Many of us have been anticipating such an announcement for months, so this really should not have come as a surprise to anyone. As a real estate professional, this news has led to the...

August 8, 2017
Non-resident home buyers have recently been hit with a foreign buyer tax in Ontario. Everyone knows that housing prices have skyrocketed in the past few years in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area. Media pundits, economists, real estate professionals and your average armchair critic all have their theories about why prices have been climbing so high....

A property search is an important source of information to help conduct successful real estate transactions. It is a real estate sales professional’s job to research to the best of their ability to help their clients make the best decision possible. Buying or selling property is a major life event for most homeowners. They are...

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