The Bank of Canada is not entirely sure how much the new mortgage rules will slow the housing market, despite releasing forecasts in its Monetary Policy Report
Smaller firms not backed by mortgage insurance go for much higher rates than the BoC’s 4.64%
New technology has made it easier for buyers to get all the information they need to facilitate their hunt for a new property – but the Internet has also made it easier for fraudsters to target investors.
Vancouver mayor calls for action on affordability… Alberta heading for more than $7 billion deficit says report… Tech start-ups want a different kind of workspace…
Canadian home prices are about to fall by nearly 50 per cent, says a new book, but its author says some investors are well placed to weather the storm.
As the spring thaw kicks off the unofficial season for tenant gripes, a leading landlord advocacy group is offering key advice about demands for rental reimbursement.
With many of Canada's hot rental markets boasting historically low vacancy rates, investors have a real incentive to flip tenants to maximise rental income and cash flow – but is there an ideal length of time to keep a tenant?
Harper: No immediate action on housing market… Canadian debt increased by 2.3 per cent last year says credit agency… TD Bank is “out of touch” with housing market in Newfoundland and Labrador… Canadian economy will grow slower for next two years says OECD…
One Realtors’ association is pleading with the provincial powers that be to avoid increasing a certain property tax – a move the organization says could cost investors.
The average sale price for a house in Toronto in the first two weeks of March was $620,106, a rise of 10.6 per cent compared to the same period in 2014.
A new report says climate change could erode the availability and affordability of property insurance in many areas across Canada.
Bank of Montreal announces rate cut, TD follows... Many of Canada’s housing markets are considered 'very weak'... Where is the best place to live in North America? Clue: It’s in Canada...