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A Movember Thank You

I just wanted to put a quick post up thanking all of my Movember supporters over the month. With your support our Movember Team “Stache 4 Cash” raised $1230 to support Prostate Cancer Canada. A very big “Thank You” to my supporters, Shelly Smee...

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Scotiabank Study Shows Almost Half of Canadians say Saving is Easier than Investing When Canadians hear the word investing, the first thought they have is stocks (17 per cent). When they hear savings, it’s cash (28 per cent) andalmost half of Canadians (46 per...

Instant Rate Holds

Are you not quite ready to complete a full mortgage application but still want to take advantage of a 120 day mortgage rate hold? Get a Rate Hold in Minutes Simply complete the form below and we will process your rate hold instantly so you can begin the mortgage...
9 Steps to a Better Credit Score

9 Steps to a Better Credit Score

The Globe & Mail today published a great article entitled “Nine Steps to a Better Credit Score” and I thought it would be a great time to revisit this topic. I have spoken before how important it is for Canadians to know their credit and showed you...

3.59% Five Year Fixed Rate Still Available

Fixed mortgage rates have increased at many lenders but 3.59% 5/yr Fixed can still be held for 120 days if you act fast. Contact me if you are interested in a rate hold for a future purchase or refinance. The only information needed to hold this great rate of 3.59% is...

HS Home Staging

I had the opportunity to sit down this past week with Heather Stewart of HS Home Staging and find out a bit more about what services she provides to Realtors. Heather says, “I provide the design know-how to ensure that your listing will capture potential buyers’...

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Moderate increase in BC home sales is expected next year says BCREA The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its Fall Housing Forecast 2010 today. Read More: Loonie will ring in new year near parity but likely weaken this winter: CIBC World...

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CAAMP report: Canadians comfortable with their mortgage debt levels; One third have made additional payments in the last 12 months CAAMP releases Annual State of the Residential Mortgage Market in Canada report. Overall, mortgage brokers account for 25% of all...

But I Love My Bank!

Are you a loyal customer of TD, Scotia, or another bank or credit union? Would you like to place your mortgage with the bank, branch, or personal banker you love to deal with, but also want to make sure you are getting the best possible rates? If the answer is yes,...

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Home sales remain steady in Greater Vancouver Greater Vancouver home sales have remained steady over the past four months, indicating stability in the residential housing market. With the MLS sales to active listing inventory ratio indicating a buyers’ market,...

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Condominiums first step to homeownership in most major centres, says RE/MAX Given serious escalation in detached housing values, condominium apartments and towns have now emerged as the first step to homeownership, says RE/MAX Read More: Canada’s GDP grew by...