News

  • 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…

  • What are the average rental prices across Canada? by Jennifer Paterson

    The average rental amount that investors can count on from their tenants in Canada’s hottest cities is nearly $1,600, according to a new infographic.

  • Real estate developers found guilty in fraud scheme by CRE

    The conviction of two Canadian real estate developers highlights the need for investors to properly vet developers before jumping into new-construction projects.

  • Is it about to become easier to finance condo investments? by Justin da Rosa

    The slight lull in one of Canada’s largest condo markets may soon come to an end, with the big banks refocusing on lending in that segment – but will investors now find it easier to seek financing for condo investments?

  • 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.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Big banks view condo developments as lower risk… Alberta MLS sales decline in ‘most areas’… Edmonton housing starts increase… Hudson’s Bay Co. announces joint real estate ventures…

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