A new report from Equifax Canada says high-risk and suspected fraudulent mortgage activity is on the rise, and also found that “44 per cent of Canadians trust real estate agents the least during the home-buying experience”.
This year marked the 23rd year that Royal LePage Wolle Realty in Kitchener, Ont. supported the Food Bank of Waterloo Region and Woolwich Community Services. More than 80 sales reps contributed 2,745 lb. of food.
Hi-Rise Capital, a mortgage broker and administrator in the Greater Toronto Area, has appointed Michael Kraft as CEO. Kraft brings capital markets and mergers and acquisitions expertise, the company says.
James Mabey has assumed the role of chair of the Realtors Association of Edmonton. He is the broker/owner of Realty Executives Masters. He joined the real estate industry in 2005 and was licensed as a broker in 2007.
Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty of Kitchener/Waterloo, Ont. celebrated its 10th annual Trees for Toys event recently, collecting more than 420 toys for the Waterloo Knights of Columbus New Toys for Needy Kids Toy Drive.
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