Why Canada’s market is undervalued
This is a man after a Realtor’s own heart. Donald Trump’s guru is suggesting Canada’s real estate market is anything but overvalued.
Duelling rate forecasts?
Canadian economists have suggested that the Bank of Canada will look to increase rates sooner rather than later, with the Bank of America expecting a rate cut.
Household debt worries exaggerated?
The Fraser Institute released a study questioning the claim that Canadians are being irresponsible with their debt loads.
Lighter Side: Channel your inner Jay Gatsby
Author F. Scott Fitzgerald captured 1920s post-war excess, and now one lucky homebuyer can channel their inner literary lush by living in the house where he penned part of The Great Gatsby.
Agent under fire for ‘giving back to the community’
One agent and a few industry players are facing criticism for co-opting a social media campaign and trying to help Vancouverites afford housing.
Economist: Alberta recovery on its way
One of the industry’s leading economists says employment data does not fall in line with Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz’s recent statements, and recovery could be on the way for Alberta.
Real estate exec to BoC: Keep rates low
If the Bank of Canada wants to encourage economic recovery, it will leave rates alone, says one industry executive.
Canada’s market more exposed than pre-crisis America?
Hilliard MacBeth, portfolio manager and author of a recently released book about a Canadian real estate bubble, believes Canada’s market is more at risk than America’s market before 2008.
Lighter Side: What if real estate was sold like clothing?
Clients often are at the mercy of developers when they purchase pre-build condos – will the final product look anything like the showroom mock-up? One industry player in Toronto is highlighting the potential discrepancies between the two in ...
Bank of Canada announces overnight rate
The economic assessment published with today’s overnight rate decision is providing real estate professionals with insight into the market for the rest of 2015.