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

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Analysts warn house prices can’t keep climbing... Canadians are less optimistic on house prices... Rental crisis in BC... Ontario revenues fall forcing the use of reserves...

  • Downtown investors raise rents to pay the mortgage by Jamie Henry

    The majority of CREW readers -- investors themselves -- are suggesting the phenomenon of rents outstripping mortgages has more to do with market forces than landlord ambition.

  • Be cautious investing in Calgary, warn experts by Jennifer Paterson

    Though economists have predicted a very slight softening of the economy in Calgary and throughout Alberta next year, some real estate experts warn investors to be cautious.

  • Average housing prices up nearly $30,000 by Jennifer Paterson

    Average housing prices across Canada were up nearly $30,000 year-over-year in October, from $391,931 in October 2013 to $419,699 in October 2014, according to monthly data from CREA.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Another part of the GTA price surge story… Planning to buy south of the border? Do the research… ATB Financial: Alberta economy will slow down for the next few years…

  • Investors need to do their homework by Jennifer Paterson

    It is increasingly important for investors to do their homework and be educated about the real estate industry, caution experts.

  • Most affordable and most expensive U.S. cities to invest in by Jamie Henry

    Housing prices should never dictate investment location, with smart investors looking instead at vacancy rates, rents and cap rates, but a new U.S. report identifying the very cheapest markets may tempt them to stray from that formula.

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    BMO predicts house price correction in Toronto and Vancouver but not Calgary… Alberta economy may soften next year but no crisis… Business organization slams property tax disparity… Underground condo development: perfect for a nuclear apocalypse…

  • Is the hyped Alberta market a dangerous trend for investors? by Jennifer Paterson

    While Calgary and Edmonton have been hyped as Canada’s hottest residential property markets in recent weeks, some are warning that this is a dangerous trend for investors.

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