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Canadian Real Estate and the New Mortgage Rules.

Canadian real estate has been a tough nut to crack for some homebuyers, and those with less than 20 per cent as a down payment now face another challenge, with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.’s (CMHC) tighter qualification rules for borrowers of high-ratio mortgages. This move is in response to the global pandemic that has left many Canadians vulnerable. The changes, which include lower debt...

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Why is Real Estate an Essential Service?

With social distancing advisories and non-essential business closures in place, many people – some realtors included – are scrutinizing whether real estate is an essential service as it has been classified in many regions across Canada and the US. Those who argue against the essential classification are coming from a good place, with hopes that more-stringent lockdowns will stop the spread of...

Arizona hot air balloon ride.

While visiting Arizona this past week for a Real Estate conference a few of us decided to take an evening hot air balloon ride and watch the sun go down. I thought it would be scary considering I'm hanging out in a wicker basket with only a balloon and a flame to keep us in the air but turns out it was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. It felt extremely safe and offered...

Quest for excellence 2019


You could win one of sixteen $1,000 bursaries and a chance to win a RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon ride for two!   OPENS:September 10th, 2018DEADLINE:March 11th, 2019, midnightWinners will be notified in April 2019 and posted on! Who can participate?Grade 12 students attending high school from September 2018 to June 2019.Grade 12 students may not have participated in...

Holiday tips

A Holiday Away.

If you are lucky enough to get away this season on a holiday away, there are a few things to remember before you leave the house. As most people are aware, the holidays are prime time for break-ins and thefts. Thankfully, there are a few precautions to take that can greatly reduce the risks involved in leaving your home empty.  Having someone pop in and check on the house while you are...

Crush Real Estate Christmas 2018

The Gift of Family.

. Estate News – Nov 2018 We can all agree that finding the perfect gift feels like an impossible and often expensive task. Purchasing gifts for a friend or a relative's entire family is especially difficult.  Shopping for kids is, even more so. The goal is to find something thoughtful and personal while keeping that holiday budget intact. Thankfully, the giving trend this year is all about having a...

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