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Selling Tips - Curb Appeal

(March 30, 2016)

When selling the first thing you should do is go outside and have a look at your property not through your own familiar view but try and look at everything as if you were the buyer and you had never seen the place before. It does make a difference. Some ideas of how to improve things;

  • Open the blinds and curtains! Having a 'closed look' does not create an inviting impression.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Paint... read more.

The Canadian Real Estate Association announces launch of .REALTOR top-level-domain

(August 18, 2014)

August 18, Ottawa, ON

Beginning on October 23rd, a new .REALTOR top-level-domain (TLD) will be made available to members of The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) in Canada, and members of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) in the U.S.

Beginning on October 23rd, a new .REALTOR top-level-domain (TLD) will be made available to members of The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) in Can... read more.

Canadian home sales edge higher in July

(August 14, 2014)

Ottawa, ON, August 15, 2014

– According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up almost one per cent in July 2014 from the previous month.

Highlights:
  • National home sales rose 0.8% from June to July.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was 7.2% higher than July 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes edged up 0.4% fr... read more.

Bank of Canada signals low rates for longer

(July 16, 2014)

The Bank of Canada announced on July 16th, 2014 that it was keeping its trend-setting overnight lending rate at 1 per cent.

The overnight rate has not moved in almost four years, and the Bank’s July announcement and accompanying Monetary Policy Report (MPR) suggest the most likely scenario right now is that the overnight rate will remain parked where it is for at least another year and a half.

That... read more.

Canadian home sales edge higher in June

(July 15, 2014)

Ottawa, ON, July 15, 2014-According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up almost one per cent on a month-over-month basis in June 2014.

Highlights:
  • National home sales rose 0.8% from May to June.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 11.2% above June 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes was little changed f... read more.