Blog by Ken Morris

COOL HOME INSPECTION

April 7th, 2010


I have always been a big believer of the home inspection process. This is one of the best tools I have seen and inspector use. Dan Merrell from Accu Home Inspections uses a heat signature instrument to find ...

Break Your Mortgage?

March 25th, 2010


Great article today in the Globe and Mail on your current Mortgage and if now is the time to break it and try and find something better.

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Break Your Mortgage? Blog Transcription

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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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Public Open House Debate

January 29th, 2010



I have always told my sellers that Public Open Houses were self serving for the Realtor and that it was not an effective marketing tool for them. I'm going to try going back to Open House for a while and ...

CMHC Isn't All Bad

January 13th, 2010


Many buyers are so focused on saving a large enough down payment they may forget to do the math. It's not all bad paying CMHC.

 

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Mortgage Reminder

December 10th, 2009

I find an article in The Globe and Mail today very interesting, a little negative, but interesting in that it raises some of the age old issue about going for a Mortgage.. Simply, don't just go for the lowest rate!!

Fire Safety Tip

November 13th, 2009

I see a lot of things when showing houses, but all too often I see some dangerous things from a fire safety perspective. I saw a great example of that today.

Who's Looking After You?

September 5th, 2009

http://www.robreynar.com/ViewBlog/433/ - Much is made about Realtors being in Dual Agency and representing both Buyer and Seller, but what if your Lawyer is in the same situation? Some things to think about if the Lawyer you choose also represents the other side of the transaction..