Blog by Ken Morris

Morris - Reynar & Associates

February 26th, 2010

I am really excited to announce the launch of Morris - Reynar & Associates.


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Hey There! Rob Reynar here, checking in. Today, I just wanna talk about som ...

Scotia Tightening on Condos

February 22nd, 2010

If you are selling your condo and Scotia Bank is funding the Buyer's mortgage, you may want to pay attention. Some changes on the way these mortgages are handed out may affect you.


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Congrats Rod Williams

February 19th, 2010

I love it when people take chances in business. A client of mine recently called me to tell me he's jumping into the Mortgage Lending business. It, like Real Estate is a competitive business. I wish him all ...

Mortgage Q&A

February 18th, 2010

Here is an unedited conversation with Daryl Marsden from Canada Mortgage Direct about recent changes to mortgage rules in Canada...



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Land Lease Deals Boom

February 18th, 2010

Really great news today from Alberta's Oil and Gas sector.. Looks like land leases are being snapped up again..

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Hey There! Rob Reynar here, checking in. Some reall ...

Details on Mortgage Changes

February 17th, 2010

The Federal Government has announced changes to Mortgage Rules it hopes will prevent a glut of foreclosures if market conditions change and people are left with no or negative equity in their homes.. I aske ...

Feds Make Mortgage Changes

February 16th, 2010

The Federal Conservatives have announced some changes to the way Banks will hand out mortgages, as with any change there is good and bad.


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Social Media & Real Estate

February 14th, 2010
Presentation on Social Media given to Royal LePage Foothills Realtors by Rob Reynar on Feb 8 2010. Earl Grey Golf Course in Calgary Alberta Canada.



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Quick Fix To CREA Fight

February 12th, 2010
  
I have an idea. What if the Canadian Real Estate Association turned back the clock and reminded people of how things used to be... The public and the Competition Bureau may have forgotten where MLS data comes from..

Is CREA Really Fighting?

February 11th, 2010
Well the Canadian Real Estate Association dropped a bit of a bomb shell today... CREA's President says we may give in to demands by the Competition Bureau to un-bundle services in granting access to the MLS system? If that's the case, is CREA really fighting or just posturing?

Feds Look At Mortgage Changes

February 11th, 2010
The Federal Government is still getting big pressure to change the criteria it takes to get a mortgage, but it looks as if they have dropped the idea up upping the down payment needed.



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Is The MLS Public Property?

February 9th, 2010

The Competition Bureau is at it again.. They say the time has come to break down the MLS system.. But what is it that they really want? Are they wrong in thinking that the MLS is public property and the c ...

Gary Vee Post

February 9th, 2010

As promised here's the Gary Vaynerchuk video I referred to in my Social Media presentation yesterday to Royal LePage Foothills.



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Ask The Consumer

February 9th, 2010

My Brokerages is making some changes to it's website and it got me thinking, has anyone asked the consumer what they like in a Real Estate webiste?? 

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Congrats to New Orleans

February 8th, 2010


Quick shout out today to the City of New Orleans. They really deserve that championship after what they went through with Katrina.

 

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Should You Disclose Multiple Offers?

February 1st, 2010

Some big changes from the Calgary Real Estate Board regarding Multiple Offers and how Realtors deal with them. It's no longer mandatory ...