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Behrooz Davani, Top 10% Montreal Real Estate agent recognized by Royal Lepage

  At Royal LePage, our REALTORS® hard work and achievements are well recognized through an established awards and recognition program. Every year, in Montreal and every major cities across Canada, top performing Royal LePage real estate agents are recognized for their outstanding sales and customer service performance.   President Gold Behrooz Davani received the president gold award Royal...

How to find the best Montreal Real Estate Agent

Often referred to as real estate brokers, realtors, or real estate agents, it is undeniable that you might need one at some point or another. That said, there is always the same question that comes back in the minds of future home hunters: how to know if you found a good real estate agent ? Let’s find out together with our 5 tips on how to know you have the top Montreal real estate broker. Tip #1. You...

RBC stands by its pessimistic home price predictions

Royal bank of Canada has reiterated its forecast of an 8% decline in home prices , and warned of a depression that is likely to last well into 2023. In its latest earnings call, the bank pointed to the reintroduction of mobility restrictions brought about by the resurgence in COVID-19 infections. Graeme Hepworth, chief risk officer at RBC, said that the negative effects on the economy grow larger the...

What is a good credit score in Canada for a mortgage?

Looking to buy a house in Canada? Before applying for a mortgage pre-approval, you should check your credit score in order to ensure you can be approved for a mortgage in the first place. The bottom line is, the lower your credit score is, the more consequences you're likely to experience. This is why, even if it may take longer than expected, you may want to hold off on buying a house until your low...

The condo vs. house debate: which is the better option for you?

Here are some key factors to help buyers decide what is best for them. The advantages and disadvantages of buying a condo Condo developments are more popular than ever before, specifically in Toronto and Vancouver. Every year, more and more people are flocking to highrises and new developments whether it be for investment purposes (last year it was reported that 40 per cent of condos in Toronto and 45.7...

Behrooz Davani, Top 10 Montreal Real Estate Agents Announced by Rate-My-Agent.com (Montreal, QC, January 25th, 2020)

  Rate-My-Agent.com has announced the top real estate agents in Montreal for 2019. The review site compiled and published a list of top 10 Montreal agents based on ratings and reviews received during the past year. Behrooz Davani has been selected by consumers as the Best Real Estate Agent in Montreal for the second year in a row. Unlike other agent ranking sites, agents can’t pay to have...

Make more sales by NOT being a salesperson

  The public thinks Realtors sell houses and condos. They’re wrong. A new home salesperson sells houses and condos. But the wants and needs of the new home salesperson are in direct conflict with the buyer’s. As a real esate agent, your wants and needs are perfectly aligned with your buyer. In every case, whether you are working with a buyer or seller, new or used, your role as an agent is to...

6 Signs It’s Time to Sell Your House

  To know when to sell your property isn’t an easy decision to come to. While some Real estate experts say it’s a great time to take advantage of the next stage in the property cycle, others think that we are yet to feel the full force of Covid on the market. Of course, no-one wants to purchase a new property,  to see it decrease in value and then have to wait for prices to rise...

Fixed-rate mortgages favoured by first-timers; hybrid mortgage introduced

  A recent survey by BMO says 57 per cent of homeowners are planning to opt for a fixed-rate mortgage. Of those who are still trying to decide what type of mortgage to arrange, more than 30 per cent say COVID-19 has made them more likely to gravitate towards a fixed-rate mortgage. Only eight per cent are more likely to go with a variable rate mortgage as a result of the pandemic. For first-time...

Bank of Canada plans to keep interest rate near zero until 2023

Bank is assuming no widespread lockdowns are coming back, and that there will be a vaccine by 2022 The Bank of Canada says it has no plans to change its benchmark interest rate until inflation gets back to two per cent and stays there, something it says isn't likely to happen until 2023. The central bank said Wednesday it has decided to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at 0.25 per cent. The news...

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