• Are pets devaluing your condo? by Grainne Burns

    A new report is backing up the "no-pets policy" of many condo landlords, although industry analysis suggests those investors stand to lose in rent money what they stand to gain at resale.

  • Bug of a problem for landlords by Grainne Burns

    Reports of bedbugs infecting units are on the rise, and they are leaving more than just headaches for landlords.

  • More buyers pushed out of market...for now by Grainne Burns

    Good news for landlords. Buying and servicing a home in Canada is increasing, and that obstacle may prove enough for buyers to hold off from entering the market for now.

  • Knock, knock….no one there in Vancouver? by Grainne Burns

    Forget the knock, knocks jokes as this is not a funny matter for some. The traditional door knob may finally become a rare commodity following the City of Vancouver’s decision to ban the wrist-twisting device in all new construction.

  • Gen Y too cool for suburban life? by Grainne Burns

    Settling to the suburbs for the picture perfect life may be the goal for many, but not for Generation Y who want it all on their doorstep in the city.

  • Fitch: Forget 25%; prices are 26% overvalued by Vernon Clement Jones

    It's a persistent warning from one of the world's leading ratings firm, suggesting some Canadian home prices remain as much as 26 per cent overvalued and will inevitably fall by 10 per cent in many markets.

  • Investors need to return to school, broker warns by Grainne Burns

    Investors need to stop having a negative perception about managing student rentals and embrace the growing base and rising cash-flow that this market provides, according to a leading real estate broker.

  • No more signing on the dotted line? by Grainne Burns

    There is no point in encouraging young people to invest in real estate if the industry does not move with the time, and that means getting rid of the paper trail.

  • New condo documentary may ‘scare’ buyers by CREW online

    Condo sellers, look away now. Or get your potential buyers to look away from a new documentary highlighting all that is bad about condo developments. It will not make for pretty viewing.

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