News

  • Oil jobs not declining, Alberta market will survive by Olivia D'Orazio

    Reports that tied Alberta’s faltering real estate market to major energy-sector layoffs in the oil-rich province have been all but disproved by the release of the latest data from Statistics Canada.

  • Know the limitations of credit unions by Justin da Rosa

    Credit unions are slowly earning their chunk of the mortgage market, but brokers warn investors and homebuyers about the potential pitfalls of not knowing the limitations and carefully reading the fine print.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Calgary proposes mass rezoning to ease tight rental market… Canadians urged to check their credit score… Zoocasa to stop publishing home sales data…

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Alberta markets “hammered” in January says report… Interest rate cut less likely after inflation data… Developer says demand for rentals in Toronto is soaring…

  • Can landlords evict a tenant for possessing a firearm? by CRE

    The right to possess firearms is provided for in the U.S.’s Second Amendment, but such a right is not spelled out in Canada’s Constitution, which begs the question: Do landlords have the right to penalize tenants for possessing a firearm?

  • Are the big banks punishing real estate investors? by Jennifer Paterson

    While the industry continues to chime in about the interest rate cut and its impact on first-time investors, seasoned investors are finding themselves left out in the cold by the banks.

  • U.S. home sales down but prices up by Jennifer Paterson

    Home sales in all major regions of the U.S. declined in January, but experts say Canadian investors should continue to look for real estate opportunities in local markets.

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