Market Update

  • Morneau rules out more housing measures for now by Steve Randall

    Ottawa will continue to monitor the housing market but is not planning to introduce any further measures for now. That was the message from federal finance minister Bill Morneau when he met with private sector economists Friday and later spoke to journalists

  • Windsor-Essex home sales up 10 per cent in 2016 by Steve Randall

    Home sales in Windsor-Essex county increased by 10.4 per cent in 2016 compared to the previous year as December ended with a strong year-over-year gain

  • Alberta’s best homebuilders honoured by Steve Randall

    The building industry has been awarding its stars at the annual conference of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Alberta held recently at Fairmount Jasper Park Lodge

  • Low interest rates are here to stay says Poloz by Steve Randall

    The governor of the Bank of Canada has warned Canadians that low interest rates are here for the long term, affecting retirement plans and business investment

  • Foreign buyer tax faces lawsuit by Steve Randall

    The 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers of Vancouver homes looks set to head to the courts. Chinese student Jing Li has filed a lawsuit challenging the tax, which has added $84,000 to the cost of the Vancouver townhome she is buying

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