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  • Will foreign investors leave Vancouver by Jamie Henry

    The federal government may just has answered the prayers of many B.C. residents and their real estate professionals with its move to put the kibosh on a controversial program tying immigration to investment.

  • New market for 'flippers' and 'holders' emerges by Mark David

    It's a market so far off the radar screens of most Canadian investors, it's not even funny, but new numbers suggest this western city is increasingly a gold mine for both buy-and-hold players as well as those intent upon flipping.

  • Construction lull props up condo investments by Vernon Clement Jones

    Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this crane! CMHC is suggesting the Canadian construction boom may be over for now -- a lull in activity set to protect increasingly anxious condo investors.

  • Investment trends for 2014 revealed by Vernon Clement Jones

    A spike in construction is among the trends to watch in Canadian real estate this year, according to a new report suggesting the knock-on effect could be higher vacancy rates.

  • Prices could plummet, warns bank economist by Jamie Henry

    It's the kind of warning Realtors wish their clients could tune out, but TD economist Diana Petramala is the latest expert to suggest Toronto home prices are 10 to 15 per cent overvalued.The resulting correction could be even bigger.

  • Investors hunt for opportunity in up market by Mark David

    Property investors are searching for ways to capitalize on a surprisingly buoyant end of the market -- one where the forces of supply and demand are now creating windfalls for sellers.

  • Wealthy Barber questions need for homeownership by Vernon Clement Jones

    It may be good news for property investors if no one else, but one of the country's most-respected personal finance experts is among those questioning the so-called superiority of homeownership, especially for young Canadians in the current market.

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