Market Update

  • GTA rental apartments hit 25-year high by Steve Randall

    The thirst for urban living has pushed the construction of new rental apartments in the Greater Toronto Area to a 25-year high according to data from researchers at Urbanation

  • Big lenders backing growth credit lines by Steve Randall

    Two of Canada’s largest mortgage lenders are focusing their attention on the appetite for convenient credit by expanding their credit card operations

  • Inventory falls to eight-year low in BC by Steve Randall

    Strong demand for housing in British Columbia has pushed inventory levels to an eight-year low

  • BC, Ontario sales to drop next year says TD by Steve Randall

    Canada’s third largest mortgage lender is talking of a drop in home sales and a slowing of prices in the country’s hottest markets next year

  • Global lender sees Canada as a priority by Steve Randall

    The global bank and mortgage lender HSBC says that it sees Canada as a priority market

  • Home prices still showing gains by Steve Randall

    Home prices showed moderate to strong year-over-year increases in most markets in Canada during the third quarter of 2015, according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey

  • Brookfield Residential to buy Albi Homes by Steve Randall

    Confidence in the Calgary construction market has been noted as a reason for a deal which will combine two of the area’s building firms

  • Living near one of these can boost house prices by Steve Randall

    The shift towards more urban living shows that many of today’s homebuyers want to be where the action is and a new report suggests that for Canadians that includes being close to sports

  • Bad choices on debt – not my problem says Poloz by Steve Randall

    Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz sent a clear message to those who take on debt levels or borrowing options that could put their financial security at risk; it’s your problem


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