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We actively monitor sales and property values in our core market - Balsam Lake, Cameron Lake, Head Lake, Four Mile Lake, Shadow Lake, and Sturgeon Lake. We plan to use the data we've collected to identify waterfront real estate trends in the Kawartha Lakes. We also want to examine the relationship between the sizzling market in Toronto and the surrounding area and purchases of four-season waterfront properties in the Kawarthas.

Which piggy bank’s the best for your money? | Toronto Star

The annual fight for your coin during RRSP season has noticeably tamed in recent years. It used to be at that at this point in the calendar, big banks would push customers toward RRSPs. Then they’d get a receipt in the mail and do their taxes. Pretty...
03/28/2017
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Open house | Toronto Star

Regional homes: Tour a selection for sale across the GTA and the surrounding area. 252 Silver Birch Ave. ( Keller Williams Referred Urban Realty ) 252 Silver Birch Ave. ( Keller Williams Referred Urban Realty ) 252 Silver Birch Ave. ( Keller Williams...
03/15/2017
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Canada's key housing markets diverge as Toronto booms, Vancouver falls

ROY Canada's key housing markets diverge as Toronto booms, Vancouver falls A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a west-end Toronto property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy Posted: Friday, February 3, 2017 10:13 am | Updated:...
03/06/2017
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TREB Market Year in Review Outlook Report 2017: Connecting to Affordability |

Affordable home ownership is a growing concern and remains a priority issue for The Toronto Real Estate Board. Housing prices continue to rise across all home types in the GTA as the supply of listings remains constrained. On January 31, TREB will release...
03/02/2017
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Why your real-estate agent should have a RECO certificate: Ask Joe

My salesperson took me to see a condo, but we were denied entry because he didn’t have his RECO certificate. What is that? In Ontario, individuals who are in the business of trading in real estate must be registered through the Real Estate Council of...
02/28/2017
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The best way to Prepare for any Loan From a Tough Revenue Lender

January 30, 2017 Business & Professional Services Press Release No comments Borrowing from really hard dollars lenders is often a lot easier than you might count on. If you have the collateral inside the type of real estate, house, or assets, most lenders...
02/28/2017
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2016 was a record-setting year for Canada's housing market - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail2016 was a record-setting year for Canada's housing marketThe Globe and MailThe average price for various housing types sold nationally for all of 2016 reached a new yearly high of $490,495, up 10.7 per cent from 2015, though there...
02/28/2017
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Timing is everything

T. CHANDLER HALIBURTON | BUYING AND SELLING Published February 25, 2017 - 2:56pm Trends point toward the spring and early summer as the most active times of the year When is the best time to buy/sell? I’m asked this question probably as much as any...
02/28/2017
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Selling own home takes long hours and specialized knowledge

I’m selling my home. Is there a way I can list it on realtor.ca, but still do most of the selling work myself? What you are asking for is a limited services agreement, or “mere posting.” This is when a real-estate brokerage agrees to list the home on...
02/28/2017
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Strong evidence of problematic conditions persists in Canadian real estate market: CMHC - Vancouver

Vancouver SunStrong evidence of problematic conditions persists in Canadian real estate market: CMHCVancouver SunCMHC's housing market assessment is intended to be an early warning system to alert Canadians about problematic conditions developing...
02/28/2017
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Canadian real estate market outlook 2017 - MoneySense - MoneySense

MoneySenseCanadian real estate market outlook 2017 - MoneySenseMoneySenseOur Canadian real estate market outlook for 2017 says a lot. Even a 20% drop in housing prices can't eradicate the home nest egg.and more »
02/28/2017
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