Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma is the Editor-In-Chief of Canadian Real Estate Wealth and Real Estate Professional. As a journalist, he has covered Canada’s housing market for the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, National Post, and other publications, specializing in everything from market trends to mortgage and investment advice. He can be reached at [email protected]

Published Articles by Neil Sharma

Canada-wide sales decreased again in August

Home sales dipped ever so slightly by 0.5% in August from a month earlier, says the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), adding that markets are beginning to stabilize after months of historically accelerated levels.

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Younger investors driving secondary, tertiary markets

Investment property purchases are fast becoming the domain of millennials and Generation Z, who see more value in secondary and tertiary markets. They’re particularly active in the Niagara region.

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Are cash offers for your home risky?

Homeowners should beware of buyers soliciting them with cash offers, says the president of Right at Home Realty. It can be problematic for all-too-trusting homeowners and here's why.

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Home prices will flatten in 2022: RBC

The winter buying frenzy in Canada’s housing market has given way to a restrained pace of sales that will culminate in prices flattening early next year, says a report from RBC Economics.

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Unexplained wealth orders touted to fight money laundering

Talk of a beneficial ownership registry would prevent numbered companies from owning real estate and deal a major blow to would-be money launderers, say two Toronto-based lawyers.

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Tight supply drove up home prices in August: TRREB

TRREB is reporting strong sales for the month of August and noted that tight supply conditions have driven the benchmark price of a home in the region up by 17.4% compared to the same month last year.

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Real estate industry responds to federal parties

Unsurprisingly, housing has been a hot issue during the federal election campaign, and the real estate industry hasn’t been shy about chiming in.

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Office leasing improved in Q2: Morguard

Although still early, activity in the office sector has been positive. In Q2, private sector office tenants started making long-term premises decisions, demand for sublease space, especially if furnished, increased for the first time in a y ...

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Condo demand slated to explode

Canadian home sales have tapered off their Q1 peak but that doesn’t mean every segment of the market has softened. As the buying frenzy has subsided, the condo market is seeing an increase.

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Mortgage professionals finding ways around refinance backlog

Good mortgage brokers leverage strong relationships with their lending partners to get their clients’ files moved to the front of the line. Here's what Certified Mortgage Brokers Toronto does.

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