Finding and Flipping Homes

Flipping houses is a hot topic these days. Here are 10 tips to help you find the perfect flip from HGTV’s The Big Flip renovator’s John Stassen and Randy Mackay. 1.      Find properties that are diamonds in the rough – homes that are rundown in comparison to those...

Canada’s Resales Through The Roof!

Reuters  Published: Friday, July 17, 2009 Sales of existing homes in Canada jumped 31.5% in the second quarter from the previous one – their first year-over-year quarterly increase since before the peak of the financial crisis, the Canadian Real Estate...

Could bonds pull mortgage rates down even more?

RITA TRICHUR Toronto Star:    Falling bond yields could spur a slight drop in medium-term residential mortgage rates this summer, but bargain-hungry consumers would be foolish to count on considerably cheaper borrowing costs, experts say. About a month ago, banks...

Hamilton & Toronto Housing Trends

Some really great trending in the Hamilton CMA as provided by CMHC.  Sales to New Listing Ratio’s have trended exceptionally well over the last several months and while sales are below last years levels by 8% – the previous 2 years were historically record...