News

  • Surge in multi-family construction shows refocus on rentals by Jennifer Paterson

    Purpose-built multi-family starts in 2014 were up 52.2 per cent from the five-year average, signaling a resurgence of the rental markets in Canada’s largest cities.

  • Short-term rentals are necessary in hot markets by Jennifer Paterson

    Short-term rentals have become a necessary component of living in an expensive city, and one that landlords will have to accept, says one expert.

  • Was the rate cut the wrong move? by Justin da Rosa

    The move is having a positive impact on homebuyers and investors, but one analyst believes the Bank of Canada's decision to cut the overnight rate in late January will negatively affect the economy.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Report warns of mass mortgage default… RBC predicts housing market will be “buoyant” with regional diversity, 2016 will be slower… Household debt edges higher again… So what do you get for $51 million in Vancouver these days?

  • Is there an extra fee coming your way? by Jennifer Paterson

    A proposed hike in development charges is threatening to compromise cash-flow potential for investors in Canada’s biggest market.

  • Landlords under pressure over short-term rentals by Jennifer Paterson

    All landlords are catching on to the benefits of shorter leases, but a trend towards high frequency turnovers is raising calls for a crackdown.

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    Why are Toronto and Stockholm side by side?... Debt firm warns of “laissez faire” attitude to borrowing… Proposed tower will become Canada’s tallest building…

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