News

  • Bank of Canada announces rate by The Canadian Press

    The Central Bank has made its final rate announcement of the year

  • Trends in three major markets by Justin da Rosa

    As real estate market data trickles in ahead of CREA's official release, we have a good sense of how three major markets have performed

  • Home resales rise across Canada, but a change is coming by Jennifer Paterson

    The pace of home purchases has worried some landlords afraid that good tenants will convert too soon to good homeowners, but a new report is suggesting change is coming that may slow these types of conversions.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Government to reduce exposure to housing market; but doesn’t know how… Conference Board report predicts strong growth for 4 provinces… BoC urged to hold interest rate… Calgary breaks price records again…

  • Real estate is only viable retirement strategy by

    It may be a bitter pill to swallow for boomers headed into retirement with only meagre returns on fixed-income investments, but the advice of a leading real estate expert may keep others from following their lead.

  • Overvaluation in housing market increasingly at the high end by Jennifer Paterson

    Overvaluation in the Canadian housing market is increasingly at the high end, according to the latest IMF report, suggesting any domino effect in terms of correction would start there.

  • Size does matter in condo investing by Jennifer Paterson

    Size increasingly does matter for investors buying condo units as that segment rebounds and market prices rise above what banks are prepared to lend.

  • Daily Market Update by

    Home ownership now more affordable says RBC… IMF says housing market is in for a soft landing… Baby boomers would be happier not downsizing says expert… Alberta budget will not be broken by oil price…

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Interest rate rise in May next year? The OECD believes so... Forecasters predict housing slowdown in 2015 but still fear crash… Is fracking good news for the housing sector?... US house price growth higher than a year ago but slowing…

  • Landlords should be held accountable for tenants’ actions by Jennifer Paterson

    A surprising majority (54 per cent) of CREW readers – investors themselves – believe that landlords should be held accountable when their tenants routinely ignore noise and liquor bylaws, but industry experts suggest the focus should be on due diligence when it comes to tenant selection.

  • One-year condo investments are a dangerous game by Jennifer Paterson

    Investors who purchase a condo unit with the intention of selling for a profit within a year are playing a dangerous game, says one real estate expert.

Poll

Have your investment plans changed for 2017?