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  • Falling home sales rile GTA builders by Jemima Codrington

    New home sales are down for the third month in a row, according to a new report from a very concerned Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).

  • Canada's newest hotspot? by Mark David

    Canada’s newest hottest spot in terms of home sales may actually be one of its coldest. The Northwest Territories are currently one of the hottest markets to watch, as sales skyrocketed 66.7 per cent since September 2012.

  • Homeowners managing mortgage debt, says report by Nestor Arellano

    More than two thirds of Canadians are “comfortable with their debt” and are able to pay down their mortgages, suggesting that the stringent lending rules introduced by the government this summer may have been unnecessary, concludes a new report released Monday by a leading industry group.

  • Saskatchewan brings rent legislation into force by Jemima Codrington

    New provincial legislation has now taken effect in Saskatchewan, helping landlords increase rent to what they term fair market pricing.

  • Investor Forum Vancouver arms investors by Jemima Codrington

    Investors from all over North America headed to the Vancouver International Convention Center this weekend for the second annual Investor Forum Vancouver.

  • Commercial leasing tip sheet by Jemima Codrington

    Investing in and then leasing commercial space may seem like no-brainer in this hot market, but there’s more to the process than meets the eye. From finding the property to finding the right tenant to securing the rent, here's your must-read primer.

  • Soft landing for market: Realtor report by Jemima Codrington

    Investors may want to breathe a sigh of relief, with a new report on Canada’s housing market attempting to fell the “doom and gloom” prophecies now taking root.

  • CMHC: Sky not falling on condo market ... yet by Vernon Clement Jones

    Phew! The sky above Toronto’s condo market isn’t falling in the short term, said an analyst with CMHC Wednesday, but it may be considerably harder to call Chicken Little a liar two years from now.

  • Chinese sellers outnumber Chinese buyers in Vancouver by Vernon Clement Jones

    The goose that laid the golden egg for Vancouver’s real estate market may now have flown the coop, with growing indication Chinese nationals have reached the end of their collective buying spree.

  • Top 3 reasons to buy NOW by Paul Kondakos,

    One of the most common catch phrases, veteran investor Paul Kondakos hears from Canadians reluctance to invest in real estate is "It’s not a good time." Ah, but it is, he writes in this Top 3 list of reasons to commit.

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