Category: Announcements

CMHC to increase mortgage loan insurance premiums, effective May 1, 2014

March 3, 2014 — CMHC will increase its mortgage loan insurance premiums for homeowners and 1 – 4 unit rental properties effective May 1, 2014. The increase applies to mortgage loan insurance premiums for owner occupied, self-employed and 1– 4 unit rental properties, including low-ratio refinance premiums. This increase does not apply to mortgages currently […]

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Julian Pilarski: At Your Service – "Delivering Results with Integrity"

Julian Pilarski: At Your Service That’s not just a fancy sounding introduction, it’s a sincere offer.  It’s an invitation for you to use our Real Estate knowledge and expertise however you like and as often as you need. Whether you have specific concerns about the state of the market, impact of new regulations,  or are […]

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What is Home Price Index? (HPI)

The Home Price Index measures price trends for houses in five major Canadian Markets.  The index is based on the values that buyer’s assign to the various attributes of a home for, instance: number of bedrooms, finished basement, number of rooms, etc.   The Home Price Index allows a buyer to better understand changes in price […]

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