News

  • The most promising ‘hotspot’ in years emerges by Jordan Maxwell

    One neighbourhood in the City of Saints is being hailed as a hotspot for investors as infrastructure development and condo construction fuel renter interest.

  • Investors furious over rooming-house fees by Jordan Maxwell

    A nearly 900 per cent increase in fees for landlords looking to convert low-income one-room units to more profitable rentals is nothing but “expropriation,” say some investors.

  • Investment hotspot emerges in unlikely spot by Jordan Maxwell

    Low interest rates and a weak dollar are turning a once sleepy community into an international hotspot with property investors anticipating a spike in rental demand.

  • Hot market enduring impact of oil crash by Jordan Maxwell

    The oil crash in Canada’s Energy province has dampened the outlook for many real estate markets but one is facing a surprisingly bright future.

  • Working-class neighbourhoods enter the $1M club by Jordan Maxwell

    Detached homes are becoming scarce, with significant price gains putting some neighbourhoods in Toronto out of reach – even those once considered bad investments.

  • What are the average rents across Canada? by Jennifer Paterson

    Average house prices continue to climb in Canada’s hot markets, but what has been the impact on landlords and the average rental levels in the country’s biggest cities?

  • Second-hand smoke plaguing landlords by Jordan Maxwell

    Grandfather clauses that allow tenants to smoke are creating issues for landlords unable to hang onto other tenants literally put out by the smell.

  • Industry reacts to claim of ‘20% overvalued’ housing market by Jordan Maxwell

    The fallout from the Bank of Canada’s decision to cut the overnight rate continues, with agents fighting back against new suggestions the market is significantly overvalued.

  • Housing starts ring alarm bells for investors by Jordan Maxwell

    Population growth, supply and demand are the typical signposts that motivate investors – but with Canadian housing starts outpacing demographics, some fear that oversupply could drive prices down.

  • Showy sales tool attracts buyers by Jordan Maxwell

    If you’re of the mind that gimmicks don’t sell real estate, arguably the most useless gimmick of all is now driving hundreds of millions of dollars in sales.