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Battling mortgage fraud in the age of digital mortgages

Feb 23rd | Ryan Lambert

It’s rare to go a week without seeing a headline around housing affordability, regardless of where you live in Canada. While there is always the “tale of two markets” for Vancouver and Toronto, overall…

Residential & commercial title insurance: they’re the same, right?

Feb 16th | FCT

Wrong! Residential and commercial real estate transactions differ by the purpose and nature of the property involved. Based on the type of transaction, the underwriting and search requirements vary as well. It’s…

6 terms every first-time homebuyer should know

Feb 8th | FCT

Homeownership is a significant leap from renting or living with family. When you’re ready to buy your first home, there’s a lot of research involved and you could soon get overwhelmed. Don’t…

The true cost of buying a house

Feb 1st | FCT

Buying a house is a costly endeavour, but it’s not just the price of the home to consider.  According to Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine, closing costs (mandatory costs related to the…