January 2017

Homebuyers feeling the pinch of the new mortgage rules

Posted on Jan 31, 2017

In the past few weeks there has been an increase in real estate deals falling through because the financing subjects couldn’t be removed. This is part of the new financing landscape due to the mortgage regulation changes that took place last fall. We talked to Susan Lee, mortgage broker from Dominion Lending Centres, about what has changed and what...

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Skyrocketing Property Assessment Notice: what does it mean?

Posted on Jan 23, 2017

The beginning of 2017 didn’t just bring snow and ice to the North Shore, it also brought quite a shock to many home owners when they received their 2017 Property Assessment Notices, which are between 30% to 50% higher than last year. Once the property assessment notices arrived to their destination, we began getting calls from property owners shock...

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