May 2012 - Posts

Key Homebuyer Mistakes and FREE Buyer Tool
30 May 12 09:16 AM | Dawn Davey | 0 Comments   
Key Homebuyer Mistakes: (in no particular order) 1. Couples are not on the same page when it comes to important buying criteria or one party overrides the other. 2. Unrealistic price expectations of what can purchased for available budget funds or lack Read More...
Collateral mortgages: Caveat emptor
22 May 12 11:43 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Collateral Mortgages: Buyer Beware! Do you know whether you have a conventional mortgage or a collateral mortgage? Many banks are pushing their collateral mortgage products and at least two large banks now offer only collateral mortgages, while the others Read More...
Does company/brokerage size matter in residential real estate?
14 May 12 07:54 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Why company (brokerage) size doesn’t matter in residential real estate We feel there is often a misperception concerning organized real estate that we thought worth discussing. Many consumers may feel that there is some measure of security or added Read More...
Ottawa's 10 Largest Brokerages 2011
09 May 12 02:43 PM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Ottawa’s Largest Brokerages by Transaction Volume 2011 An interesting report was recently released by Real Trends, a US based real estate consulting and marketing firm. They have published a list of the 250 largest real estate brokerages in Canada. Read More...
Ottawa Real Estate Resale #’s for April 2012: Q1 trends continue in steady if not bullish April resale market
04 May 12 08:54 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Sales Transactions: Higher for residential and slightly lower for condo’s The Ottawa real estate board announced sales of 1,568 residential and condo properties during the month which was a slight improvement over 2011’s 1,530 sales but slightly Read More...

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