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  • What impact do wind turbines have on property value? by Jennifer Paterson

    Wind turbines and their proximity to residential real estate has long been a matter of turbulent debate, but a new study has found that these turbines actually have very little impact on the value of nearby properties.

  • Canada will need 4.5 million more homes by Jennifer Paterson

    Historical predictions of an oversupplied housing market caused by a mass exodus of baby boomers from their residential homes have been debunked by a new study.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    BoC warns of overvalued housing market… Prices set to moderate in 2015… Calgary housing market expected to be steady despite oil prices…1 in 8 households at risk from higher interest rates…

  • Early 2015 will see home-buying surge by Jamie Henry

    The prediction of a mortgage rate hike in 2015 is likely to bring a surge of investors into the market early next year, according to a new report, as buyers aim to secure a low rate before the Bank of Canada ends its one per cent run.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Vancouver condo buyers hit by steel dispute… Consumer confidence falls with the oil price… U.S. mortgage lenders offering deals with three per cent down… Canadian realtors take to the skies…

  • City entices investors with tax credits by Jennifer Paterson

    A new round of tax credits is now available to residential developers and investors in downtown Winnipeg, but one expert says that investors should not be forming their strategies around these types of incentives.

  • Drones: Are they worth the investment? by Jennifer Paterson

    Real estate professionals are increasingly using small, commercial drones to size up a property -- should investors follow their lead?

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Residential building permits fall in latest report… Non-residential building permits surge… Fitch warns of “unsustainable” levels of household debt including mortgages…

  • Housing starts rise in November by Olivia D'Orazio

    Housing starts across Canada remained flat year-over-year in November, although seasonally-adjusted numbers point to growing momentum in British Columbia and Quebec as developers ramp up projects to meet the demands of immigration.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Canada needs another 4.5 million homes warns study… Calgary relaxes rules on gated communities… Lenders face challenges in 2015 despite $31.7 billion profits…

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