Justin da Rosa

Justin da Rosa

Justin Da Rosa is a journalist with Real Estate Professional Canada.

Contact:
Justin.DaRosa@keymedia.com

  • Poloz answers critics questioning BoC’s credibility

    The governor of the Bank of Canada has gone into damage control mode, defending the rate cut that shocked the markets but spurred agent business.

  • New platform to clarify bidding wars

    With regulations around bidding wars about to change, one broker has developed a platform he believes will revolutionize the real estate industry.

  • Comprehensive study makes condo market predictions

    In a comprehensive study of condo markets across Canada, Genworth and the Conference Board of Canada are predicting a soft landing in most cities, with some expected to see more significant price drops.

  • Comprehensive economic forecast released

    One of Canada’s most influential not-for-profit research organizations recently published its yearly Long-Term Economic Forecast, which include its predictions for the housing and mortgage markets for the next few years.

  • Brokers heat up mortgage debt debate

    The debate on mortgage debt versus consumer debt is heating up after the CMHC released previously confidential remarks about its concern for the housing market, but is it time to finally put that discussion to bed?

  • CMHC reveals confidential memo to finance ministry

    The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC) has admitted that it told the finance ministry in 2014 its concerns about increasing high household debt levels and rising prices in a number of urban property markets.

  • Bank of Canada announces overnight rate

    There has been much speculation since the Bank of Canada’s surprise rate cut in late January, but have the predictions come true?

  • Condo sales plateau in major market

    One of Canada’s largest markets hit a decades-old record for unsold condo units this January, as supply continues to skyrocket. But what will this mean for prices and the health of the housing market as a whole?

  • Foreign investors to flood housing markets?

    Many of Canada’s foreign investors hail from China, but political uncertainty in other parts of the world could bring a wave of investment from two countries in particular.

  • Mortgage lenders tightening in major market

    Homebuyers in one major market may have difficulty in qualifying for a mortgage as sinking oil prices scare lenders in the region.

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