The Bank of Canada is not entirely sure how much the new mortgage rules will slow the housing market, despite releasing forecasts in its Monetary Policy Report
Smaller firms not backed by mortgage insurance go for much higher rates than the BoC’s 4.64%
Long-term minded investors in this Canadian city will be pleased to hear it has experienced the highest house price increases since June 2005 across 11 metropolitan markets.
One industry expert gives his opinion on what trends the market is likely to face in the year ahead.
The 2015 Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games, which are due to kick off in Toronto this summer, could replicate the impact on real estate and development that was seen by Vancouver following the 2010 Olympic Games.
An active investment market, consistent building supply, redevelopment of existing buildings and steady leasing demand are just some of the trends setting the stage for a robust 2015 in the Greater Toronto Area’s commercial real estate sector.
Warning for Canadians with homes south of the border… Metropolitan areas see most population growth… Foreign investment could increase in Canada’s property market…
A boost to downtown development, investment in post-secondary schools and the Bank of Canada's interest rate cut is fueling this Ontario hotspot.
The level of mortgage debt in Canada has sparked furious debate among industry professionals about qualification standards for mortgages.
Residential sales in British Columbia are forecast to rise 2.4 per cent to 86,050 units in 2015 and a further 3.9 per cent to 89,400 units in 2016, according to new figures.
Rate cut talk gathers pace… Ottawa planners approve city’s tallest building… Colliers splits from parent company, changes name… Almost half of Canadian credit card holders have debt…
The number of homes being bought and sold in Alberta is forecasted to plummet in 2015, according to a report by RBC, but this decline is great news for investors in the province.