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New Concerns about Liberal Lending Practices, Proof of Income

January 31st, 2012
New Concerns about Liberal Lending Practices, Proof of Income

Alarm bells are sounding again, as watchdogs are drawing parallels between the US subprime crisis, and what they feel are some risky lending practice that are emerging, particularly when it comes to the self-employed and new immigrants.

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions is zeroing in on equity lines of c ...

Quebec Residential Real Estate Holds Promise for 2012

January 31st, 2012
Quebec Residential Real Estate Holds Promise for 2012

Although there is plenty of forecasting for 2012 that may cause concern, the residential real estate market in Quebec is expected to build on gains seen in 2011.



 2011, the real estate market actually fared better than the QFREB had predicted. The year started o ...

Montreal-based Canmar Real Estate to buy $213 million in properties

January 29th, 2012

Montreal-based Canmar Real Estate to buy $213 million in properties

 

Montreal’s Canmarc Real Estate Investment Trust, fighting a hostile takeover bid from Quebec City’s Cominar REIT, said Wednesday it plans to buy retail properties in Toronto and Jonquière, Que., and also acquire the 50 per cent of Calgary’s Scotia Centre it does not already own.

The three deals have a value of ...

Announcement of Place Ville Marie's 50th anniversary celebrations

January 29th, 2012

Announcement of Place Ville Marie's 50th anniversary celebrations



It's the "grande dame's" jubilee!

MONTREAL, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Place Ville Marie today kicked off the festivities to mark its 50th anniversary, in the presence of associate partners and many key figures from the business community and architecture and urban planning circles.

A series of events is ...

Prime downtown Montreal parking lot fetches $14 million

January 26th, 2012

Prime downtown Montreal parking lot fetches $14 million

 


The parking lot that faces the Bell Centre may become the home of a 50-storey tower.
 

The parking lot that faces the Bell Centre may become the home of a 50-storey tower.

Photograph by: Dario Ayala, Gazette files

MONTREAL - A parking lot across from the Bell Centre has fetched one of downtown Montreal’s highest prices for land in the last five years, reflecting continued demand for sites ...

Condominium Sales Hit Record High

January 25th, 2012

Condominium Sales Hit Record High

 

ÎLE-DES-SOEURS, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 24, 2012) - There were 40,403 MLS® sales transactions in the Montréal Metropolitan Area in 2011, a 4 per cent decrease compared to 2010, according to the Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB). This result does take away from the fact that condominium sales continue to set new records.

"Like in 2010 ...

$8.3M condo breaks real estate history in Calgary

January 25th, 2012

$8.3M condo breaks real estate history in Calgary

 

Jan 25, 2012 – 11:37 AM ET | Last Updated: Jan 25, 2012 12:18 PM ET

THE-RIVER-Calgary

By Mario Toneguzzi

CALGARY — Calgary condo sales have reached new heights after a luxury unit fetched a reco ...

Editorial: Griffintown is a chance to beat banal development.

January 25th, 2012


Editorial: Griffintown is a chance to beat banal development

MONTREAL - Several years ago, the city of Montreal might have felt it had no choice but to grab the first offer that came its way to redevelop Griffintown.

Developers were holding up the tantalizing prospect of a billion-dollar-plus investment in a neighbourhood that had last seen good times more than 100 years ag ...

Sustained increase of Montreal house prices in the fourth quarter expected to stabilize in 2012

January 18th, 2012

Sustained increase of Montreal house prices in the fourth quarter expected to stabilize in 2012

 

While first-time buyers and consumer confidence helped push prices up, larger inventories and an anticipated decline in demand should stabilize prices in coming months

MONTREAL, Jan. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released today point ...

Mortgage rates till May 16 2012

January 17th, 2012
Here are some posted rates by a Mortgage Broker in Our office.

Jennifer Smith

C 514 813 8530       F 450 598 1757

jennifer.smith@imeris.ca

 

 

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TERME

TAUX IMERIS

 

Taux préférentiel

3.00%

5 ans Variable

2.75%

6 mois

4.45%

1 an

2.89%

2 ans

2.99%

3 ans

2.89%

4 ans

2.99%

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