Real Estate

5 reasons the real estate rally is bad for Canada

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail’s market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web. ...

Tech Talk for Thursday September 21st 2017

  Observations The TSX Composite Index moved above 15,324.56 setting a new intermediate uptrend. Responses to the FOMC announcement were muted: Equity indices initially moved lower, but closed virtually unchanged. The U.S. Dollar Index and its related ETF moved slightly higher. Gold and gold eq ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday September 20th 2017

  Observations More U.S. companies are reducing third quarter sales and earnings guidance at least partially due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma! Bed Bath & Beyond plunged $3.88 to $23.15and FedEx fell $5.91 to $210.09 after the close yesterday after lowering guidance related to hurricanes. Look for ...

How You Label Yourself Will Determine Your Level of Success

Bull, Bear or Pragmatist?How You Label Yourself Will Determine Your Level of Success For 25 years, the Real Estate Investment Network, has been providing investors from across the globe with insights, tools and analysis on the North American real estate market. In my position as researcher, analyst ...

The better way

Why does T2 think it’s okay to gut TFSAs, create a new tax bracket and whack business owners? Because, politically, it is. The federal Libs are out to destroy the NDP (currently trying to pick a leader), so they can suck off the soft socialists and rule Canada forever. It’s a plan. So far, it ...

Will the Fed start normalization this week?

The dials of geopolitical and monetary risk are spinning in different directions across the globe. Of note in the U.S., markets are wondering whether glimmers of political bipartisanship bode well for reform legislation, and the Federal Reserve (Fed) is gearing up for what may be one of its most im ...

AX.PR.A : No Conversion to FloatingReset

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust has announced: that it has determined, based upon the election of holders of Preferred Units, Series A (“Series A Units”) (AX.PR.A), that less than 500,000 Series B Units would be issued on September 30, 2017 and consequently, no holders of Series A Units are ...

Shhhhhh

Steve’s a baby realtor. Hey, it’s hard enough living on commish in a market nobody actually understands. So why is the industry actually making it harder? “So Garth,” he says, sarcasm building, “thought you might like this little nugget of transparency from my local real estate board, TR ...

What is the “Best” Mortgage Rate?

Six in 10 mortgage consumers choose brokers, in large part because they think brokers will get them the best rate. All too many of those people associate the “best” rate with the “lowest” rate. Mortgage professionals know that’s not generally true, but convincing clients of this isn’t al ...

Tech Talk for Monday September 18th 2017

  The Bottom Line We were wrong! Despite a series on negative events last week, equity prices in most markets in the world moved higher including all-time highs set by the S&P 500 Index, Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ Composite Index. Consider the events last week: · North Korea fired a ...