News

  • Can this housing starts data quell market worries? by Olivia D'Orazio

    Housing starts in Canada were trending slightly lower in December as developers work to stabilize the pace of new home construction, and by extension the supposedly overheated housing market.

  • A warning about investing in resource-driven markets by Jordan Maxwell

    As Canada’s west coast starts to feel the impact of the decline in oil prices, investors and homeowners in Labrador West are seeing first-hand the risks associated with owning property in a resource-driven market.

  • Is Hamilton’s commercial market being left behind? by Jordan Maxwell

    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.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    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…

  • Canada’s $1 million market trends upward by Jennifer Paterson

    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.

  • Oil is down but is there still investor opportunity in Alberta? by Jennifer Paterson

    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 sales, prices rose in 2014 and no one is surprised by Jamie Henry

    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.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    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…

  • Canada’s luxury market is just fine by Olivia D'Orazio

    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.

  • The cost of owning a town in BC by Jordan Maxwell

    Forget investing in single-family or commercial properties – why not take it to the next level and buy a whole town?

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