Market Update

  • BC property taxes set to soar by Steve Randall

    Home prices in some British Columbia markets may be easing but property taxes are rising and for some homeowners it will be a sharp hike

  • $420 more for food in 2017 says study by Steve Randall

    Food inflation will add $420 to the annual expenses of typical Canadian households, researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax estimate

  • CIBC pushes forward by Steve Randall

    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is out to win new customers amid a period of internal culture change under Victor Dodig, who took over as chief executive last year

  • House prices continue to rise says Teranet-National index by Steve Randall

    The latest home price index from Teranet and mortgage lender National Bank shows a 5.39% rise in the national average home price for August

  • Consumer confidence held steady last week by Steve Randall

    The weekly Canadian Confidence Index from Bloomberg and Nanos Research showed little movement overall last week, rising very slightly

  • Metro Vancouver multi-unit land market surge by Steve Randall

    The Metro Vancouver multi-unit residential land market saw 200 transactions worth approximately $845 million in the first half of 2015, up from approximately $519 million across the same number of transactions a year earlier

  • Realtors training course wins international award by Steve Randall

    The Residential Trading Services Applied Practice Course, developed and operated by the BC Real Estate Association, has won an education award in the Post-Licensing/Continuing Education Course category from the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials

  • Canada’s housing market considered safer bet by investors by Steve Randall

    The volatile equities markets are pushing investors towards safer havens and that doesn't seem to include Canada’s housing market

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