Market Update

  • Call for housing affordability task force by Steve Randall

    The government in Ontario should establish a housing affordability task force to tackle the increasing barriers for first-time buyers, the province’s real estate body says

  • Consumer confidence slips despite data by Steve Randall

    Data showing optimistic trends for the Canadian economy has done little to boost the confidence of consumers according to the latest Bloomberg/Nanos index

  • Lender achieves 'milestone' for expansion by Steve Randall

    RBC has completed its acquisition of US bank City National, marking what it calls a “milestone” in its plans to expand across the US and other international markets

  • Study claims Vancouver housing market dominated by Chinese by Steve Randall

    Seventy per cent of detached homes in Vancouver’s west side were purchased by buyers from China according to new academic study

  • Mortgage insurance reports higher delinquencies by Steve Randall

    Genworth Mortgage Insurance Canada has reported a slightly higher percentage of delinquencies, pushing its losses from mortgage insurance policies up to $31 million in the third quarter of 2015, up $1 million from the same quarter in 2014

  • Rebound for Calgary condos by Steve Randall

    The condo market in Calgary has improved over the summer, according to new figures from Altus Group

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