CREA and the Competition Bureau
A few articles on the proposed settlement between CREA and the Competition Bureau. The Montreal Gazette article echoes my thoughts on the compromise that CREA apparently fought hard for.
"the idea anybody listing on the Multiple Listing Service will have to provide compensation to a buyer's agent will have no real impact because the amount paid could be as low as 1¢"
CREA won nothing in MLS deal, lawyer says (Montreal Gazette)
Real estate agents left in dark over CREA deal with bureau (Globe and Mail)
Real Estate Market Returns to Normalcy
Royal LePage says that the wild swings in the housing market are over and housing analysis firm Realnet says that Toronto's condo market may be undersupplied in the coming years.
Wild house price swings easing, LePage finds (Toronto Star)
House prices see return to normalcy (Globe and Mail)
Other Real Estate Articles
The long shadow over Canada's housing market (Globe and Mail)
A ‘For Sale’ sign best way to safeguard lifestyle (Globe and Mail)
Is your house key to your retirement plan? (Globe and Mail)
Saying no to the home-ownership dream (Globe and Mail)
Economy and Neighbourhoods
Low mortgage rates keep housing market alive (Toronto Star)
Canada Bonds Move Mostly Higher After Soft Domestic CPI (Wall Street Journal)
Development, infrastructure, and proposed LRV important issues (InsideToronto)
"Hidden" streets in Toronto (blogTO)
October 22, 2010This Week In Real Estate |