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  • Why Canada’s housing market is about to crash by Jennifer Paterson

    CREW spoke to author Hilliard Macbeth about the “inevitable” crash, his methodology for determining the market’s 50 per cent overvaluation and the impact on investors.

  • Would you invest in a condo for $1 a day by Justin da Rosa

    Would a special developer promotion -- say, $365 for the first year -- entice you to invest in a condo?

  • How to spot a real estate scam by Jennifer Paterson

    New technology has made it easier for buyers to get all the information they need to facilitate their hunt for a new property – but the Internet has also made it easier for fraudsters to target investors.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Vancouver mayor calls for action on affordability… Alberta heading for more than $7 billion deficit says report… Tech start-ups want a different kind of workspace…

  • Analyst: Canada poised for biggest housing crash in history by Jennifer Paterson

    Canadian home prices are about to fall by nearly 50 per cent, says a new book, but its author says some investors are well placed to weather the storm.

  • Should landlords be required to reimburse tenants? by Jennifer Paterson

    As the spring thaw kicks off the unofficial season for tenant gripes, a leading landlord advocacy group is offering key advice about demands for rental reimbursement.

  • Is there a sweet spot for tenant length? by Jennifer Paterson

    With many of Canada's hot rental markets boasting historically low vacancy rates, investors have a real incentive to flip tenants to maximise rental income and cash flow – but is there an ideal length of time to keep a tenant?

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Harper: No immediate action on housing market… Canadian debt increased by 2.3 per cent last year says credit agency… TD Bank is “out of touch” with housing market in Newfoundland and Labrador… Canadian economy will grow slower for next two years says OECD…

  • Forget oil, this is what could cost western investors by Olivia D'Orazio

    One Realtors’ association is pleading with the provincial powers that be to avoid increasing a certain property tax – a move the organization says could cost investors.

  • House prices rise again in Toronto by Jennifer Paterson

    The average sale price for a house in Toronto in the first two weeks of March was $620,106, a rise of 10.6 per cent compared to the same period in 2014.

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