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  • Canadian rental market tightens by Editorial Team

    Good news? The rental market in Canada tightened slightly in April with the vacancy rate dropping and average rental rates increasing, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

  • Casa Loma ‘heritage’ project tests market by Caitlin Nobes

    Its success, or failure, may be the bellwether of Toronto’s cooling high-end market. But the investor behind the controversial redevelopment of the Maclean house – a heritage site near Casa Loma – says the project is better positioned to win buyers than other properties languishing in tony neighbourhoods.

  • 7 things graffiti artists want to rebut by

    Oops! Property investors weren’t the only ones fascinated by the recent CREW article on fighting graffiti -- 7 things graffiti artists don't want you to know. Graffiti artists were, too.

  • TD: Housing correction put on hold by Vernon Clement Jones

    Oh, the sky is still falling on Toronto and Vancouver housing markets -- just not for another couple years -- say TD economists, updating an earlier prediction.

  • Trump advisor to Canuck investors: 'Increase the budget' by Editorial Team

    When George Ross offers some advice, property investors – especially his boss, Donald Trump – listen. But that's true on both sides of the border, with hundreds of Canadian investors expected to reflect on his every word at a fundraiser in Hamilton, Ont., Tuesday.

  • Jobs numbers to slow BoC rate hike by Vernon Clement Jones

    If there’s going to be a silver lining in slower-than-expected job growth, says one Toronto mortgage analyst, it’ll be slower-than-expected rate hikes at the Bank of Canada.

  • Law firm: Hold your e-horses, Realtors by Caitlin Nobes

    While Ontario Realtors push for allowing e-signatures on property sales, a national law firm is warning there are significant reliability issues to solve first.

  • Investors welcome falling housing starts by Vernon Clement Jones

    It was with a tap and not a thud, but May housing starts did, indeed, fall from the previous month’s record high, according to the latest national numbers.

  • Miami heats condo market for Canucks by Kit Kadlec

    Predicting the bottom of a real estate cycle can be tricky, but Canadian investors who bought into the Miami condominium market last year may have done just that. And the rewards have been huge.

  • U.S. analyst: Canuck REITs kicking U.S. butt by Vernon Clement Jones

    Here’s yet another reason why Canadian investors may be jollier than their American counterparts: Their real estate investment trusts are kicking U.S. butt, say analysts.

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