Expect deceleration in price growth, not a major crash
The central bank’s stance on the possible effects of new federal mortgage rules has raised questions on its possible next steps
Hamilton’s residential market experienced a hot 2014, and is expected to see a hot 2015 as well, but the city’s commercial market has been slow to pick up steam.
Canada’s housing is 63 per cent over-valued says Deutsche Bank… Homes over $1 million surge in Calgary… Labrador West ‘bubble has burst’… Non-profit housing organisation reports record numbers…
Despite all the negative press in Canada’s real estate market in the past six months, investors are still making their own decisions and putting money into the market, according to a new report.
The Alberta housing market is already feeling the impact of the historic drop in oil prices – but experts say this could suggest an opportunity for investors.
Toronto’s housing market continued to rise in 2014, with sharp increases in both average price and number of sales, and the city’s December data suggests that hot streak is hardly about to cool.
Edmonton market will be slow but steady this year say realtors… GTA narrowly misses annual sales record… Ottawa had a reasonably good 2014… First time buyers may need $500,000 but ownership is still favourable…
Regardless of the doomsayers pointing to low oil values and potential market overvaluation, the luxury real estate market in Canada didn't suffer in 2014 -- and Sotheby’s International doesn’t think it will in 2015 either.
Forget investing in single-family or commercial properties – why not take it to the next level and buy a whole town?
The 905 area, including the Niagara Peninsula, Hamilton, Oshawa and the suburban GTA, is still a sellers’ market, according to a report by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB).
The plunging price of oil may be negatively impacting house prices and small businesses in Western Canada, but perhaps investors should look to parts of Atlantic Canada, which are experiencing a higher level of confidence in the market.