Colin Gareau

Patience, Integrity and Well-Balanced Advice

This is always a busy time of year in Real Estate, and 2018 is proving to be no exception! The number of listings coming on each week is exciting for those who are scouring the market for their dream home! There are more listings now available this year, than last year, and we are only half way through the month of May. Delayed offers are proving to be the norm and not the exception, so make sure all your "ducks are in a row" and you are ready to move forward if you see a property that checks all your boxes. According to a recent CIBC Capital Markets report, 47% of all existing mortages will need to be refinaced in 2018. This increase was an unintended consequence of regulatory changes that have come in waves over the last years. The purpose of the regulatory changes was to reduce risk...

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