Market Update

  • Red tape stifling Calgary homebuilding by Steve Randall

    Homebuilders in the City of Calgary face greater levels of red-tape than more development-friendly suburbs and its stifling the city’s density goals, a new study reveals

  • Rental market tightens in GTA by Steve Randall

    There was a 17.3 per cent drop in condo apartments available to rent in the Greater Toronto Area in third quarter of 2016 compared to a year earlier, Toronto Real Estate Board says

  • BC homeowners get help with higher assessments by Steve Randall

    With more homeowners in British Columbia receiving assessments that are far higher than last year, especially in Vancouver, the provincial government has announced that it has raised the threshold for its grants to help with property taxes

  • Vancouver home sales set new record by Steve Randall

    Home sales in Metro Vancouver reached a new record in 2015 with sales of detached, attached and apartments up 27.8 per cent from 2014 to hit 42,326

  • Tough year ahead say bank economists by Steve Randall

    Some of Canada’s major bank economists are predicting a tough year ahead

  • Property assessments disparity in BC by Steve Randall

    As homeowners receive their latest property assessments in British Columbia there is a widening of the gap between some parts of Vancouver and resource-dependent communities in northern parts of the province

  • Edmonton homeowners to see small increase in assessments by Steve Randall

    Homeowners in Edmonton will be receiving property assessments in the coming days and the City’s Assessment and Taxation Branch says that most will see a small increase in values

  • Calgary sales drop by a fifth in December by Steve Randall

    Sales of homes in the Calgary area slowed in December with just 878 units sold, down 18 per cent from the same month in 2014


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