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  • Housing starts point upward as builds fuel growth by Jordan Maxwell

    New numbers from the CMHC add up to strong growth and signs that demand will be just as strong when those units come on the market.

  • Dip in multi-family construction intentions by Jennifer Paterson

    Construction intentions for multi-family dwellings were down 8.1 per cent in April to 12,141 units, following two strong consecutive monthly gains, according to new figures by Statistics Canada.

  • Lighter side: A cautionary AirBNB tale by Justin da Rosa

    An AirBNB host is now homeless – and blacklisted from renting in New York – after unwittingly renting his home out for an orgy party.

  • Recreational real estate market picks up by Jennifer Paterson

    Canada’s recreational property market got off to a slow start in 2015, according to a new report by Royal LePage, but agents are now experiencing a rush of activity as buyers make up for lost time.

  • Condos revitalize hotspot’s commercial market by Jordan Maxwell

    Investors may be too late to capitalize on one of Ontario’s growing residential markets, but they’re just in time for the commercial activity springing up from it.

  • Investors twig to risky, high-return projects by Jordan Maxwell

    Don’t try this at home! It’s a warning for investors looking to follow an increasingly hot trend for Canada’s hottest markets.

  • Landlord to developer in two easy steps by Jennifer Paterson

    You’ve grown your real estate portfolio and are ready for the next step – property development. But don’t forget to do this first.

  • New data shows strong demand for B.C. homes by Jordan Maxwell

    Rock bottom mortgage rates and strong demand have B.C. home sales and prices reaching new heights, as the average price of a detached home in greater Vancouver reaches $1.1 million – a new milestone.

  • GTA commercial market takes a hit by Jennifer Paterson

    The amount of commercial space leased in May was down on a year-over-year basis, but the average industrial lease rate was up, suggesting the market remains strong, according to TREB.

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