• 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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    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.

  • Toronto and Vancouver housing prices are not sustainable by Jennifer Paterson

    A leading economist says there should be some concern about elevated prices in Toronto and Vancouver, despite a new CMHC report that argues a correction in the Canadian housing market is unlikely.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    CMHC says property market is not at risk… Seniors opting for retirement in the suburbs… Confidence drops to 9-month low but house prices expected to rise… New office report puts Canada’s cities in North America’s top 10…

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Single women struggle most to find affordable housing… Burnaby is hot for condo construction… Calgary commercial market set to struggle in 2015… Alberta prices rise faster than the rest of Canada...

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