Monthly Archives: January 2013

Where Is The Canadian Real Estate Market Going?

For every doom and gloomer out there in the world of real estate forecasting there is an optimist… and one of them is always right. So where is the Canadian real estate market heading in 2013? I for one am … Read More »

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House-happy Canadians Urged to Diversify

If homeownership is the American Dream, perhaps the Canadian Dream is mortgage-free homeownership. A survey by Forum research in 2012 found that 47 per cent of Canadian homeowners are mortgage-free. The Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) says in … Read More »

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Digitizing The Paper Trail: SMART Goals

January is typically the month for setting “To Do This Year” goals. However, digital devices and related trends move us away from traditional goal setting and may leave many with a goal-less 2013. Pen and paper have a long-established track … Read More »

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Which Real Estate Decisions Will You Make in 2013?

In the last weeks of what has been both an action-packed and a wait-and-see year, attention will shift from 2012 goings-on to projections for 2013 – as if anyone knows for sure. January will see the annual forward-looking media broadcasts … Read More »

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Why Condo Fees Are Your Friend

When you meet first-time buyers and asks them, “What are you looking for in a Durham condominium?” a common answer is, “Low maintenance fees.” “When I hear this, a little orange flag goes off in my mind as it’s time … Read More »

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