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Finance minister says no major shift in mortgage policy for now
The Globe and Mail
Canada's Conservative government has no immediate plans for a shift in mortgage rules, its finance minister said, amid speculation policymakers want banks to take more of the risk in mortgage lending. The federal government provides mortgage insurance through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp to qualified home buyers who make a down payment of less than 20 per cent.
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Greater Toronto REALTORS® Report Toronto MLS Housing Figures
Marketwired
Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 3,297 sales through the TorontoMLS system during the first 14 days of September 2014. This result represented an 8.3 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2013.
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Will discipline hearing bring end to risky document?
Toronto Star
A recent decision of a discipline panel of the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) could spell the end of the Seller Property Information Statement in Ontario. The SPIS is a disclosure form published by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). Some real estate agents swear by the form, while others are strongly opposed to it.
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How to think outside your own box when investing in real estate
Financial Post
The stock markets are roaring ahead and Canada's housing market continues to climb higher, but Randy Dyck is getting a lot more satisfaction out of his core investments in other areas: land and buildings. Dyck owns his own home and some stocks, but the vast majority of his investments are multi-family and commercial buildings and land development, which he holds outright or with other like-minded investors.
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Bank of Canada pegs 'neutral' interest rate below historical norm
The Globe and Mail
Canadian interest rates will likely peak at lower levels than they have in the past, the Bank of Canada's second in command says — and the central bank might keep rates low even once the economy has returned to full throttle. Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins told a luncheon audience in Toronto's financial district that the country’s "neutral" interest rate is now likely "three to four per cent," roughly 1.5 percentage points below its historical norm.
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Going 'under the table' not worth the risk
Toronto Sun
One recent weekend while having fun at a friend's house, the conversation naturally turned towards the real estate market and home renovation projects in general — it happens when you invite me to a party — and this sparked an interesting debate among the party-goers about who to hire for a home renovation project.
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Renewing your mortgage? Here's why you should pick up the phone
Financial Post
Please do not automatically sign the friendly mortgage renewal form. At a minimum call to negotiate or call a mortgage broker to get the best deal for you. If you feel some sort of loyalty to your current mortgage provider, then be sure to see someone in person and ask for the very best rate that they give their very best customer.
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BMO survey: House hunters spending more to get less
Toronto Star
House hunters are upping the ante — and downsizing their dreams — as real estate prices continue to climb further out of reach, especially in Toronto, according to the BMO Fall Home-buying Report. Some 43 per cent of buyers, most of them in Canada's four biggest cities, have boosted the amount they plan to spend on a house by 21 per cent just since they started looking — an increase of $83,556.
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Bringing staging secrets home
Leader-Post
Home stagers are the people who sweep through homes going on the market and make them look uncluttered and cozy without a huge investment of time or money. What's their secret?

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RECO's insurance suspension process: Information for your members
RECO
Every July and August, real estate professionals across Ontario must make a payment to renew their insurance coverage for the year. As a result, local real estate boards and associations may get questions about RECO's insurance program.

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Public Records (Mobile) launched
BREB
Members can now access the Public Records platform using their iOS and Android tablets. This new mobile interface will allow you to use your tablet to access key Public Records features.

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Toronto's real estate market is now leading in something else
Financial Post
It's another first for Toronto's real estate market — leading in energy efficient office buildings. A study from Oxford Properties, a subsidiary of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System and one of the largest landlords in Canada, finds the city is leading the pack in LEED certified buildings.
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