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
Investors hoping that dropping oil prices would give them a foothold in the Calgary housing market might not see the drop in prices they had hoped for.
A recent study by the University of Guelph, which found wind turbines do not have an impact on nearby property values, might have earned a big sigh of relief from investors – but the study's results have been strongly criticized by members of the real estate industry.
Ontario set to lead the economy in 2015 says TD Bank… December sales up in Toronto but listings are too low…Vancouver businesses set to be hit with higher property taxes… Canadians want a more equal society…
As many U.S. investors cash in on real estate opportunities through crowdfunding, Canadian investors are also taking advantage of the alternative financing option here at home.
Industrial buildings are getting plenty of love from investors as construction and investment contributes $21.7 billion to Canada’s economy, according to a new report by Realpac.
Brokers sceptical over CMHC foreign ownership data… Rental vacancies increase but still tight in many areas… Harper says the budget will still balance despite lower oil revenues… Housing starts fall in the US…
Mattamy Homes has announced it will acquire the Monarch Corporation -- boosting its presence in the Canadian high-rise market and providing new opportunities for investors.
In a first for CMHC, the Crown corporation has asked property managers in its Rental Market Survey to disclose what percentage of units are owned by foreign investors.
Most economists agree that interest rates will rise in 2015 – possibly as early as May – but property experts say the ups and downs of interest rates should never be the ‘be all, end all’ for an investor.
Have you ever thought of expanding your residential real estate portfolio to include commercial properties? Maybe now is the time to make the move.