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October MLS® Sales Down Less Than 3%   WINNIPEG - With two months to go, it is too close to call whether this year’s sales activity can eke out a victory over 2015. The lead has... Read More

August MLS Sales Up 11%

AUGUST MLS® SALES UP 11%   New August Dollar Volume Record Set at close to $341 million   WINNIPEG - The strong sales performance in August resulted in bringing... Read More

Why Investing in Bricks and Mortar (Real Estate) is Your Best Bet

WHY INVESTING IN BRICKS AND MORTAR (REAL ESTATE) IS YOUR BEST BET So, you have some money lying around and you’re looking to invest. After all, right now your money’s just... Read More

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Bank of Canada Stays Neutral on 1% Policy Rate

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Written by: Grainne Burns Foolish investors are not looking for value, real estate guru saysInvestors are being fooled by big promises of price appreciation and not looking at where the buying... Read More


MY, MY,  JULY WAS SO SPRY A July High for MLS® Sales  WINNIPEG  -  Not only were the ice cream vendors hopping in July. REALTORS® were kept busy too with the most... Read More

Manitoba Government Announces New Seniors' School Tax Rebate

Senior Homeowners to Save up to $1,335 this Year on Property Taxes: Minister Howard Senior homeowners can start applying this month for the new Seniors’ School Tax Rebate, the first... Read More

Hidden Treasure

Rural home combines style, substance and serenity By: Todd Lewys -Winnipeg Free Press Updated: May 25, 2008   40 Oak Park Lane near Stonewall features a back wall filled with glass... Read More

Is It Your Time to Buy a Home? The (Emotional) Transition From Renter to Owner

                                       There is a homebuying myth that needs dispelling. It has... Read More

CMHC raising rates for mortgage insurance, expects small impact

  OTTAWA -- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is raising the rates it charges to insure mortgage loans by an average of 15 per cent. The federal agency said Friday that the new... Read More

5 Tips for Beginner Real Estate Investors

If you’re just starting out with real estate investing, there’s a lot to know. You could feel overwhelmed with all the different articles out there trying to tell you what is most... Read More

5 Facts About the RRSP Home Buyers’ Plan

  With the March 3rd deadline for 2013 RRSP contributions fast-approaching, many Canadians are busy making last-minute appointments with their financial advisors, in order to invest whatever... Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent

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Factors Driving Housing in 2014

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Should you give your child a boost to home ownership?

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Should cash-strapped retired homeowners eye HELOCs or reverse mortgages?

  You’re a senior citizen and you don’t have enough income to live comfortably. What do you do? It’s an all-too-common question, especially with more than half of... Read More

Should you skip the RRSP contribution and pay off your mortgage first?

The big push is on to convince Canadians to load their extra cash into registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) investments before the Mar. 3 deadline. But though it may seem as though contributing... Read More

CREA Updates Resale Housing Forecast

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations... Read More

TD trims mortgage rates after RBC, Scotiabank and BMO do the same.

TORONTO January 22,2014 Another big Canadian bank has lowered some of its mortgage rates slightly after an initial reduction by the Royal Bank over the weekend. TD Canada Trust now has a... Read More

Canadian Housing Market Continues to Thrive into 2014

Remarkable, resilient, rejuvenated—few words better summarize the developments in Canadian housing markets in 2013.  From proverbial underdog to comeback kid, real estate once again... Read More


Annual MLS® Sales Fall Shy of 13,000 Benchmark Level WINNIPEG - While 2013 will go down in WinnipegREALTORS® MLS® sales history as the fourth best year on record at 12,926 sales, it... Read More

Do early mortgage renewals save or cost you money?

  A rate in the hand is worth two in the bush. Many mortgage lenders want you to believe that rate certainty is worth paying a premium for. It is the justification, they say, for... Read More

Are you Self-Employed?

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Outlook at 2014 Real Estate Market

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Why do Canadian Families Buy a Home?

There is a plethora of opinions voiced by real estate gurus as to why the dream of home ownership is so important to most Americans. However, study after study reveals the same five reasons families... Read More

Tax Deductions On Rental Property Income In Canada

 After looking into real estate and if it was truly a viable option in Canada today, I decided that I had better understand some of the tax code associated with the income you get from being a... Read More

RE/MAX Market Trends: Farm Edition 2013

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