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Eric Haslett BIZ Title insurance — a matter of opinion

Eric Haslett | 2016-04-26
“What more am I getting?” This is one of the first questions people ask when their lawyer suggests purchasing...

Eric Haslett BIZ Title insurance: Helping you get the deal closed

Eric Haslett | 2015-10-21
In previous columns I’ve discussed the usefulness of title insurance, particularly in relation to claims and fraud scenarios. In this...

Eric Haslett BIZ The ‘duty’ of title insurance

Eric Haslett | 2015-09-15
“Duty to defend” is a valuable benefit included in every title insurance policy, be it loan, owner, residential or commercial....

Eric Haslett BIZ Construction Loans — dig in to better protection with title insurance

Eric Haslett | 2015-08-10
Title insurance companies tend to be a good barometer of what’s going on in the national real estate market. Orders...

Eric Haslett BIZ You think real estate fraud only happens on residential deals? Think again

Eric Haslett | 2015-06-18
When FCT brought title insurance to Canada well over 20 years ago, it was because our founders saw an opportunity...

Eric Haslett BIZ Title Insurance: More than just “title”

Eric Haslett | 2015-05-06
Hello and welcome to The Title Page! This is the first in a series of articles aimed at giving you...

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The Title Page »
Title insurance — a matter of opinion
Eric Haslett | The Title Page | 2016-04-26
“What more am I getting?” This is one of the first questions people ask when their lawyer suggests purchasing...
Capital Commentary »
CMHC underwriting mortgage changes
If you are already an apartment building owner or looking to purchase an apartment building then you have two mortgage...
Value: Weighed and Measured »
Is in-store retail an investment opportunity?
Ottawa has a locally owned and operated toy store called Playvalue. Several years ago, this retailer relocated from a central...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Will remote working trend kill the office market?
Advances in technology and networking have allowed a number of companies to offer employees the option of remote working from...
Let's Make Things Interesting »
What to expect from the Vancouver housing market
What will the year 2017 hold for real estate and development in the lower mainland? It’s a question that has...
The Long View »
Retail is not going anywhere; it’s just changing
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2017-10-05
It is hard to believe the hype surrounding the announcement that Target was coming to Canada just FOUR years ago....
The Apartment Building Expert »
Understanding cap rates in the apartment sector
Capitalization rates, or cap rates, are a way of estimating the general rate of return of an apartment building by...
The Crowdfunding Corner »
Ontario Finance Minister updates CRELA at luncheon
Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa recently told Commercial Real Estate Lenders Association (CRELA) members he would like to see...
Westcoast News »
Vancouver’s plan for False Creek Flats falls short
Cori Howard | Westcoast News | 2017-05-30
The False Creek Flats area of Vancouver is the last bastion of opportunity for creating a diverse mix of industrial...
The Numbers Game »
Should the Ontario Municipal Board be overhauled?
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2017-09-21
In Toronto, people regularly complain that they can’t find an affordable place to buy or rent, but they also complain...
BOMA Canada News »
BOMA Regina hosts BOMEX for the first time
Victoria Gabel | BOMA Canada News | 2016-10-10
For the first time in its history, BOMEX® came to the Queen City of Regina! From September 20-22nd, BOMA Regina...
National Viewpoint »
The truth behind GTA home prices
Bob Finnigan | National Viewpoint | 2017-08-17
Cause and effect; supply and demand – the reasons for record high new home prices in the GTA are a...
Finance Re-imagined »
Debunking the myths around Vancouver real estate prices
The big news out of Vancouver recently has been the release of a report by Resonance Consulting about the future...
The Strategic Broker »
A boom for rental as owners cash out of homes
Sean Tait | The Strategic Broker | 2017-04-11
Today, millions of Canadians have been blessed with unprecedented wealth due in large part to one key financial asset: their...
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