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

  • China’s currency curbs set to impact Canadian real estate by Steve Randall

    While the impact of foreign buyers of Canadian real estate is inconclusive, there are certainly many buyers from the Chinese mainland who choose Vancouver and Toronto among their favourite markets

  • BC homeowners facing sharp rise in property tax assessments by Steve Randall

    Homeowners in British Columbia will shortly be receiving their latest property value assessments with sharp rises for many. The assessments are based on property values on July 1, 2016 but in the past 6 months many homes, especially in Vancouver, have lost value following recent policy changes

  • Edmonton prices stable amid falling inventory by Steve Randall

    Despite the economic challenges in Alberta, the Edmonton property market showed stability in 2016 with prices not falling significantly amid lower inventory


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