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2012 

  Brian Madigan LL.B. ~ Candidate RECO Board of Directors 2012 Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), the governing body of real estate brokers, sales representatives and brokerages is electing three new directors to take office in June 2012. ...
04/30/2012
  ORES Real Estate Index for March 2012  Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Here is the "ORES REAL ESTATE INDEX" which tracks the average resale prices of single family homes and condominiums in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It also tracks certain benchmark comparisons such as t...
04/17/2012
Terms Bank Rates Preferred Rates 6 Month 4.45% 4.45% 1 YEAR 3.20% 2.74% 2 YEARS 3.55% 2.74% 3 YEARS 3.95% 2.89% 4 YEARS 4.64% 3.09% 5 YEARS 5.44% 3.29% 7 YEARS 6.35% 3.99% 10 YEARS 6.75% 3.99% Rates are subject to change without notice. *OAC E&OE Prime Rate is 3.00% Variable rate mortgages from ...
04/17/2012
TREB Introduces New Home Price Index Just like ORES INDEX Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. I thought it might be rather interesting to look at the new Home Price Index which has been just released by The Toronto Real Estate Board. In fact, it’s an exact copy of my ORES Index whi...
04/16/2012
  Law of Disclosure and the Use of the Seller Property Information Statement This course qualifies for 3 credit hours of continuing education for real estate professionals requiring RECO education credits. The program is being offered in Kingston by the board on 18 April 2012, from 9:00 am to 11...
04/15/2012
Active Rain losing some Google Juice (Part 2) Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. This is a further review to my RECO election 2012 post. I wondered what happened to my Active Rain Posts. There were 8 of them. Just one made it through at all, and it ranked #8 on page 1. Nothing on p...
04/15/2012
By Brian Madigan LL.B.If I were to tell you that I have an investment for you that will provide you with a tax free return of over 1,000 per cent, you'd think that I was crazy.However, this opportunity is available to many homeowners. What is the best improvement that you can make to your house? ...
04/15/2012
Counting the Days to Put the Deposit into the Brokerage’s Trust Account Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. Question A brokerage must deposit the cheque with 5 business days. When does the five business days begin? The APS states that the buyer has 24 hrs to get the deposit to the d...
04/15/2012
Active Rain’s Google Juice seems to be Declining Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. That’s what I had read here, but I really didn’t believe it. However, let me tell you what happened in terms of my own research. I decided to run for a Board position on the Real Estate Council of O...
04/14/2012
Active Rain’s contests are too complicated for Participation Ontario Real Estate Source By Brian Madigan LL.B. I was somewhat disappointed to find that a regular assessment and presentation which I have on a monthly basis did not qualify for points in an AR contest. Why? Apparently not an indepen...
04/14/2012
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