A Swan Song Before COVID-19 Infects the Indices?

A Swan Song Before COVID-19 Infects the Indices?

May 20, 2020  In April the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price IndexTM was up 1.3% from the previous month. As in February and March, that was double the average gain of the last 10 Aprils. Leading the countrywide average rise were the metropolitan markets of Ottawa-Gatineau (2.4%), Toronto (2.0%), Halifax (1.8%),…

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How to Host a Virtual Real Estate Showing

How to Host a Virtual Real Estate Showing

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is changing much about how the world operates right not — including real estate. Real estate has been deemed an essential business in many parts of the country. However, even in areas where it is deemed essential, many agencies are limiting or stopping face-to-face transactions…

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The Bank of Canada Interest Rate and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Bank of Canada Interest Rate and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Since March 4, 2020, the Bank of Canada interest rate has undergone several changes: On March 4, 2020 the overnight rate decreased from 1.75% to 1.25% On March 13, 2020, it was further lowered from 1.25% to 0.75% On March 27, 2020, it was again lowered from 0.75% to 0.25%…

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Virtual Real Estate Training: Upcoming GeoWarehouse Webinars

Virtual Real Estate Training: Upcoming GeoWarehouse Webinars

With the developments of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, many real estate professionals have had to shift how they do business. In Ontario, real estate agents are considered an essential service and can continue to operate. However, many agencies have created guidelines for ensuring public safety — including social distancing whenever…

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