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  • Five hotspots to expand your investment horizons by Jennifer Paterson

    Renew your passport; there may be some travel in your future. These five emerging cities in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America offer opportunities for real estate investors.

  • Micro condos create financing issues by Justin da Rosa

    Micro condos may be one of the biggest Canadian real estate trends on the horizon, but financing continues to be an issue, warns one expert.

  • Lighter Side: Millionaire homebuyer loses out on 5,000 square feet by Jamie Henry

    As you can imagine, a Hong Kong-based millionaire was absolutely horrified a few years ago when he learned that his Malibu mansion was not 15,000 square feet like he thought when he paid $12.25 million in cash for it – so horrified, in fact, that he’s taking his agent and the brokerage to court. Again.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Home prices gain but at lowest rate for 20 months… The future for realtors, or a worrying development?… Landlords unlikely to lose out from Target closures…

  • December sales up over last year by Jordan Maxwell

    December turned out to be an active month compared to the same month in 2013, as sales activity stood 7.9 per cent higher, according to statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).

  • Investors must be more creative around financing by Jennifer Paterson

    With lenders constantly changing their regulations and guidelines, investors have to find more creative ways to secure financing for new income properties, say experts.

  • How urban boundaries are impacting investors by Jennifer Paterson

    A growth in land shortages, as expanding Canadian housing markets bump up against the country’s green spaces, is having an impact on the property market and opportunities for investors, say experts.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Single-family home prices drop in almost half of cities… Effect of oil prices can’t be ignored says Royal Le Page… CREB: Calgary sales to ease by 4 per cent…

  • Home prices forecast to rise 2.9 per cent in 2015 by Jennifer Paterson

    Despite warnings of an overvalued housing market and plunging oil prices, a new report suggests that home prices across Canada will increase by 2.9 per cent in the year ahead.

  • What's the best day of the year to buy a property? by Jordan Maxwell

    Do you have an investment opportunity lined up for January? You should, according to one Toronto-based real estate company, since the cheapest day of the year to buy a home is just one week away.

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