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  • Expert: Treat mortgage insurers the same by Jamie Farshchi

    Amid growing economic uncertainty in Canada’s housing market, mortgage finance expert Jane Londerville has called for a levelling of the playing field for government-backed residential mortgages.

  • Record-low vacancy rates attract commercial investors by Vernon Clement Jones

    Investors who’ve flat out refused to enter the commercial space may want to rethink that decision, with a new report suggesting skin-tight vacancy rates have exposed booming opportunities.

  • Happy days are here again for GTA investors by Editorial Team

    There’s yet more support for the wait-and-see acquisition strategy of some investors, as Canada’s biggest and strongest real estate market finally shows signs of cooling.

  • Award grows Mississauga condo returns by Vernon Clement Jones

    Investors who've already sold units in a pair of curvy Mississauga condos may want to kick themselves -- those buildings having just won an international award, and all the price appreciation that comes with it.

  • Nine novice negotiation mistakes by Caitlin Nobes

    It’s easy to get wrapped up in a negotiation – the potential to get a good deal, or just “win” the property – but there are some common traps to avoid. CREW talked to seasoned investors for a list of the top nine negotiation mistakes that nix deals and erode finances.

  • Report: Cdn. housing market cools by Vernon Clement Jones

    Canada’s housing market may have cooled by 2% in the first three months of 2012, but the first quarter sent most of the rest of the world into the deep freeze, according to one bank report out Wednesday.

  • U.S. foreclosure offerings grow ... again by Kit Kadlec

    Canadian investors might want to add a new target to their foreclosure search, with Georgia surpassing Arizona as the U.S. state with the highest foreclosure rate, according to new figures.

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