Monday, January 30, 2006

Alberta Real Estate Is Booming

Alberta real estate is booming. This is of course no surprise. But how about a real estate market that is so hot trailer homes are selling for $250,000. Fort McMurray Alberta is possibly the hottest real estate market in the country. They can't sell homes fast enough, or build them fast enough. And, they are running out of development space. The Globe and Mail reports on the perils of a "Boomtown."

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

As Real Estate Markets Boom Rookie Buyers And Sellers Must Avoid Being Taken For A Ride

As real estate markets boom rookie buyers and sellers must avoid being taken for a ride. CBC's Marketplace reports on some things to be weary of when buying or selling a home.

Thursday, January 19, 2006

Real Estate Fraud Has Become More Prevalent

With a rise in real estate prices, and a rise in the number of people looking to be a part of a raging market, real estate fraud has become more prevalent. Maclean's magazine reports a rise in real estate and mortgage fraud and the damage it can do to innocent people.

The complicated nature of real estate related crime make prosecution very difficult. The culprits usually go free.

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Some Real Estate Firms Believe That 2006 And 2007 Will Not See A Glut In The Real Estate Market

Some real estate firms believe that 2006 and 2007 will not see a glut in the real estate market. I however, with the trend of double digit percentage increases in the price of homes, can not see the market continuing on the path it is on. Something will have to give as wages are not rising at the same alarming rate.

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Statistics Show That The Canadian Housing Market Is Starting To Slide

Statistics show that the Canadian housing market is starting to slide, yet the wonderland that is Alberta continues to grow. Prices of homes, new and pre-owned, along with rising interest rates have stifled the Canadian market. Hopefully rising cost will not kill the market, but just settle it.

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Vast Amounts Of Money Begat Vaster Amounts Of Money

SURE Real Estate

Vast amounts of money begat vaster amounts of money.

Real Estate In New York Is Booming

Real estate in New York is booming.