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Renovations can double the value of kitchens

Kitchen renovations can increase the value of a home by 4-6%, but it has to be done correctly. Here is what Andrew Hibbs, owner of Edmonton-based Kitch, has to say on the matter.

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Montreal is Canada’s leading luxury market: Engel & Völkers

Montreal and Vancouver are expected to remain top destinations for international purchasers of luxury real estate because Canada’s housing supply is constricted it will create tighter market conditions.

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Canadian mortgage debt almost $2 trillion in May

“Over the first five months of 2021, households added $57.5 billion in mortgage debt, compared with $34.3 billion over the same period in 2020,” said StatCan.

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Mississauga Food Bank sees demand for services rise 60%

The Mississauga Food Bank has had a 60% increase in people using its services since the pandemic began a year ago compared to the previous 12 months.

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Boutique mid-rise comes to Ontario’s wine country

"We’re finding a lot of couples are buying because they’re passing our site on their way to wineries and they say to themselves, ‘Oh my God, we can live here now.’"

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Canada sets sales record in February: CREA

According to the CREA data, new listings rose by 15.7% last month from January, and the sales-to-new-listings ratio is so high that everything available is selling.

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Roaring Canadian jobs market signals economic rebound

Statistics Canada released the February 2021 Labour Force Survey showing much stronger-than-expected job growth. Economists were pleasantly surprised by the rapid rebound.

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Markham readies for first condo launch in nearly a year

Joy Station Condos by Liberty Development is planning its first phase composed of two 22-storey towers containing over 500 units.

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Is 905 region in a housing bubble?

The word “bubble” has crept back into housing analysts’ vernacular lately, and looking at the 905 region, it’s not difficult to understand why.

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Federal government accused of worsening wealth inequality

"Everyone says low rates help people through lower payments. It’s beneficial for entrants when the mortgage rate is 1.5%, but prices rise incrementally to offset low rates."

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Bank of Canada holds policy rate at 0.25% and maintains QE program at current pace

Q4 growth came in at a surprisingly strong 9.6% annual rate—double the pace expected by the Bank.

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Montreal’s condo market remained hot in February

“Condominium sales compensated for the decrease in single-family home sales in February," Charles Brant, director of market analysis at the QPAREB, said.

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Canadian economy ended 2020 on an extremely upbeat note

Economic growth in the final quarter of last year was a surprisingly strong 9.6% (annualized). The surge in growth in January was even more interesting.

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