Interested in Real Estate as a Career??
Call and book your participation in our upcoming Real Estate Representative orientation at no cost to you! When: Tuesday April 2nd, 5:30-6:30pm – Registration 5:15pm Where: KB Realty Inc. 791 Montreal Street, Kingston ON Hosted by: Wendy Hay, Broker of Record at KB Realty Inc. Call to RSVP your participation! Limited space available Feel free to [...]read more >>
Bank of Canada signals rates likely on hold until 2014
The Bank of Canada announced on January 23rd, 2013 that it is keeping its key policy interest rate at 1 per cent, where it has been held for more than two years. In providing guidance on where interest rates are heading, the Bank said interest rate hikes are “less imminent than previously anticipated.” The Bank [...]read more >>
Canadian homes slightly more affordable in third quarter: RBC index
TORONTO – Royal Bank says the cost of home ownership became more affordable in the most recent quarter due to a modest decline in home prices and gains in Canadian household incomes. RBC’s affordability index for a detached bungalow stood at 42 per cent of income nationally in the second quarter. That means an owner [...]read more >>
Interested in Real Estate as a Career? Let Us Help You!
Are you interested in or in the process of becoming a Real Estate Sales Representative?? Call and book your participation in our upcoming orientation at no cost to you! When: Tuesday December 4th, 5:30-6:30pm Registration 5:15pm Where: KB Realty Inc. 791 Montreal Street, Kingston ON Hosted by: Wendy Hay, Broker of Record at KB Realty [...]read more >>
Interested in Real Estate as a Career? Let us help you!
Are you interested in or in the process of becoming a Real Estate Sales Representative?? Call and book your participation in our upcoming orientation and training program at no cost to you! When: Tuesday Nov 6th, 5:30-7pm – Registration 5:15pm (Will be held Bi-Weekly) Where: KB Realty Inc. 791 Montreal Street, Kingston ON Hosted [...]read more >>
Government help for first-time buyers
Recognizing the value of homeownership to Canadians, the government offers incentives to help first- time homebuyers get their financial footing. Here are some popular offerings that thousands of Canadians have taken advantage of: Home Buyers’ Plan: One of the most well-known and utilized programs is the Home Buyers’ Plan. This plan allows eligible people to [...]read more >>
Prepare for Fall: 5 Home Improvement Projects
The end of summer, a time to get out and enjoy those precious moments of fun in the sun we have left. But while you work in that last trip to the beach, it’s important to remember to set aside time for repair projects around the house! If you don’t get to them now, you [...]read more >>
Safety is crucial to home buyers
Safety, perceived value and a location close to shopping or transportation are the most important factors Ontarians consider when buying a home, according to new research commissioned by the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). The survey shows that 93% Ontario residents say safety (e.g. low-crime area, building security) is important when considering properties, 85% list [...]read more >>
Frontenac County Ready to Celebrate 150 Years!
KINGSTON - In just three years Frontenac County will turn 150 years old, and what’s a birthday without a celebration? The county, which encompasses four townships, including North, Central and South Frontenac and the Frontenac Islands, formed an advisory committee to county council in 2011 with the aim of preparing for the celebration. “We’ve had the committee [...]read more >>
BMO: Keep a Strong Credit Rating to Avoid Your Own Debt Downgrade
The average household debt load in Canada, including mortgage, credit card, line of credit and loan debt, is $112,329 – While 25 per cent of Canadians are debt-free, 41 per cent say that they have taken on more debt in the past five years as a result of increased spending TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Aug. 13, [...]read more >>