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%
Renting out space as an Airbnb property is a new source of income that many Canadian tenants are jumping on, but should it be cleared by the landlord and does the renter have the right to sublet the space?
It has been estimated that the sudden closure of Target’s Canadian stores will leave nearly 15 million square feet of retail space and five million square feet of office and industrial space vacant across Canada – but experts are not convinced this will have an enormous impact on investors.
Every investor will have a troublemaker tenant at one time or another, but who’s responsible when your tenant is the target of a police bust that results in damages to your property?
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For the first time in more than four years, the Bank of Canada has changed its target for the overnight rate, which may come as a surprise to real estate investors.
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The Real Estate Council of Alberta is warning Calgary-based investors about a man illegally operating as a property manager.
The announcement last week that Target will close its 133 Canadian stores is a reminder to investors to buy residential property in cities with diversified job markets.
There is a mixed response from investors about the current opportunities in Western Canada’s real estate markets, according to CREW’s latest online poll.
The weather outside is frightful and the temperature inside is delightful … but landlords have a range of issues to consider to ensure their rental properties are prepared for the winter weather and that, subsequently, their tenants are comfortable and safe.