Chris Porter

About Chris Porter

"Chris Porteous has significant experience in the financial markets with stints at Goldman Sachs, UBS Securities and DBRS. At DBRS, Chris extensively covered the Mortgage Backed Securities market, Covered Bonds and regulatory changes involved in the real estate markets. Chris currently runs a personal Real Estate Investment Trust with over 15 properties located in South Florida."

5 Tips To Establish Yourself As A New Realtor



The real estate market is intimidating when you’re a new realtor. Every town has their own real estate business with a plethora of agents who already have established connections.

7 Useful Real Estate Investment Tips



Are you interested in investing in real estate or are simply looking for a few helpful tips to improve your game? If the market’s right, investing in real estate can quickly earn you a high return. Even if you’re not a realtor, you can still invest in the market.

Realty 101- Advice For The New Realtor



If you’re new to the realty business, then you’re probably a little nervous to pick up your first few clients and begin working. These nerves are normal and a healthy part of becoming a realtor.

6 Things To Look For In A Law Firm Office Space



Choosing the right office space for your new law firm can be a challenging endeavor. Between dealing with the real estate agents, searching every area of your city, and

Make Your Home Smart with These 5 Technologies



An increasing trend in the technology world is in-home technology for people with a disability to make it easier for them to go about their daily lives. After dealing with their illness, any potential disability lawyer including the long lawsuit if they were hurt due to

The odd case of Toronto’s Real Estate market



Toronto real estate has become so expensive that potential home sellers are pulling out of the market altogether, possibly since they have nowhere cheaper to move to. Listings are dwindling even as prices in Toronto have been rising to levels Bank of Montreal Chief Economist Doug Porter is calling a “bubble”. The housing boom now expands […]

Higher Mortgage Rates stifling the plans of first time home buyers



The recent surge in mortgage rates is hindering the plans of first time home buyers to purchase this spring.  According to a report recently released by the realtor.com, the increase in mortgage rates in the last two months of 2016 have

Fed’s imminent grand monetary policy experiment is making everyone worried about the U.S housing market recovery



Everyone including the home buyers got worried by the recent talk at the FED about the reduction of its mortgage backed securities (MBS) holdings. Fed holds $1.75 trillion of MBS from quantative-easing program.

Mortgage Performance: Foreclosure statistics are showing signs of recovery



According to a recent foreclosure report issued by the Corelogic, the statistics at the end of 2016 are showing signs of recovery to the pre-crisis level.

Foreign Investors Predict U.S. Best Market for Real Estate in 2017



Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) is an organization that represents the “who’s who” in the global real estate investment industry. It provides a platform for top investors to communicate through global meetings in the US, Europe, and key cities around the world.

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