News

  • Bank of Canada announces rate by The Canadian Press

    The Central Bank has made its final rate announcement of the year

  • Trends in three major markets by Justin da Rosa

    As real estate market data trickles in ahead of CREA's official release, we have a good sense of how three major markets have performed

  • Credit scores pivotal with rate cut by Jordan Maxwell

    Further drops to mortgage rates are opening the door for new investors, but they’re also highlighting the pivotal role of good credit ratings

  • ‘Inevitable market correction’ on the minds of investors by Jordan Maxwell

    The Bank of Canada’s announcement to cut the interest rate 25 basis points to 0.5 per cent has some investors worrying about the impact on the economy once rates eventually rise.

  • Landlords lobby for damage deposits by Jordan Maxwell

    The one province that doesn’t allow landlords to collect damage deposits, or even first and last month’s rent, is hearing a resounding call for change following a contest to bring attention to the issue.

  • Squatter case outrages investors by Jordan Maxwell

    A landlord who had his property broken into and then habituated for two months will now have to thousands of dollars to evict the unwelcomed guest.

  • Consequences of a bad tenant revealed by Jordan Maxwell

    Landlords will want to take the screening process a little more seriously after a recent case in Windsor, Ont. left a landlord on the wrong end of a raw deal.

  • Small landlords ‘shafted’ by tenant act by Jordan Maxwell

    A provincial landlord-tenant act is hurting small landlords at a time when the market needs them most, say investors concerned that the act increasingly favours renters.

  • Investors lobby for transit upgrades by Jordan Maxwell

    A condo expert is suggesting municipal governments look at taxing developments that opt to leave parking garages out of their plans, suggesting it’s the best way to protect investor money.

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