Canadians opt for more affordability and new lifestyle, flocking to recreational property market.

57 percent of markets offer properties below $500K, according to RE/MAX brokers and agents

  • Average sale...
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On June 1, a tougher mortgage qualifying rate came into effect in Canada, this qualifying rate, also known as the “benchmark” or “stress test” affected homebuyers’ purchasing...

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There has been a tremendous amount of recent debate on how multiple offer situations should be handled as we experience an increase in overall real estate activity. Numerous listings are having more than...

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In hot markets, it is common for many buyers to take interest in the same property. The result is multiple or competing offers written and presented to the seller.


In a competition, a buyer should make...

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Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the lifespan of their home loan. It allows you to pay off your previous loan by applying for a new one that has better...

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The Viani Real Estate Group is excited to announce that for 2020 our group has been recognized as the 5th top producing team at RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), the largest and #1 RE/MAX office in the world....

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“We just took possession today and found a serious defect that the Sellers didn’t disclose. What can we do?” An unfortunate fact of life is sometimes we run into Sellers that feel they...

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January sales were the highest they have been for the month since 2014, as housing market momentum from the end of 2020 carried over into the start of 2021.

Sales activity improved across all product types...

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Real estate investors have a lot to think about before making a purchase. The Canadian real estate market as a whole is heating up and has been much stronger than anticipated as we work through the Coronavirus...

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City of Calgary, January 4, 2020

With December sales of 1,199, this is the highest December total since 2007.


“Housing demand over the second-half of 2020 was far stronger than anticipated and nearly...

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How Mortgage Payment Penalties Work


What we find most surprising when dealing with Sellers is that they rarely know how a mortgage prepayment penalty works. Either it was never explained to them. By either...

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