News

  • Homebuyers ramp up competition in Calgary by Jennifer Paterson

    The rise of first-time homebuyers is increasing competition for established investors in Calgary as the continuous influx of inward migration and healthy job growth turns renters in the city into homeowners.

  • Mobile deposit technology to be rolled out by Jennifer Paterson

    The Canadian real estate market may be poised for transformation with the introduction of mobile-driven deposits, set to help investors avoid the snafus that too often scuttle deals.

  • Commercial investment market to grow in 2015 by Jennifer Paterson

    For investors looking for money partners in the commercial space, 2015 could be the year to find your match, as a new report says an ‘unprecedented’ wave of investment capital is flowing into the sector across major Canadian markets.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Calgary resales strong but prices are stabilizing… Interest rates set to stay low again tomorrow… Canadians expect to be debt free on retirement… except for the mortgage… Warning that some US mortgage payments could double…

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Mortgage broker offers Black Friday deal at 2.05 per cent… Toronto loses its reputation but Vancouver and Montreal join the elite… CMHC reveals quarterly financial report… Condo owners advised to check their liability on flooding…

  • 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.

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